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The Philadelphia Inquirertor Mallet admits the pairing was not a logical one: a Ghana-born-and-raised business consultant becoming part-owner of a pickle company. "I did not like pickles," Mallet said. In his West African country, "we didn't eat a lot of . . . cured products."...
The Columbus DispatchWomen don't often talk about what motherhood means to them, the way it shapes their souls and their days, uncovers feelings they didn't know existed. We asked nine central Ohio women to choose a word that describes what motherhood means to them....
The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C.Reube Holmes, who graduates Sunday from Duke University, spent part of her freshman year in a homeless shelter with her family, but that didn't prevent her from learning. In fact, it helped expand her knowledge. "Being in a shelter, I saw a lot of...
A year ago, a photograph of two child slaves in Nepal carrying stone blocks on their backs had troubled an 8-year-old girl, Vivienne Harr. The California girl thought about those boys, two brothers enslaved in the Himalayas, who were her own age....
Tags: Nepal, Social Issues, India, Indigenous People, Interior Policy
Inland Valley Daily BulletinI thought I was getting better about dealing with my feelings of loss over my son Kevin's breakup with his longtime girlfriend Lisa. I keep thinking maybe it was my fault because I kept threatening that after their seventh year together, which would...
Tags: Africa, NASCAR, Jeff Gordon, Indigenous People, Interior Policy
Milwaukee Journal SentinelAnthony Mensah looked into the audience of parents and friends and told them, "They are going to change tonight. They will return to you changed people." The year was 1989 and Mensah, a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher who came here from Ghana, West...
Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
email@example.comSiriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead. He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
ReporterLynchburg entrepreneur, Thomas Johnson wants start a school to help local community members learn woodworking skills. “You have to understand that woodworking is big,” said Johnson. “When you were born, you were welcomed by what? A...
African connection: ND team shares its expertise in disaster preparedness with Ghana's military and civilian leadersThe Dickinson PressSherry Adams, an incident command instructor with the Southwest District Health Unit in Dickinson, shared her expertise regarding disaster response with leaders of Ghana, Africa, when she participated in a State Partnership Program between Ghana and North...
Times-News, Burlington, N.C.Students, parents and supporters of Eastlawn Elementary visited 10 countries Thursday -- all without leaving the school's confines. The school hosted its first multicultural night with educators and volunteers manning tables -- displays from a different...
From childcare to medical internships, Projects Abroad offers high school students an opportunity to travel and help nurture a community in another country. This year about 1,000 students from around the world will volunteer through Projects Abroad's...
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