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Obama must recommit to eliminating nuclear arms

BY JESSE JACKSON On May 27, President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where at the end of World War II the U.S. became the first and only country to drop an atomic bomb. The president will use the occasion to revive attention on the need to rid the world of nuclear weapons. Immediately, the ...

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Don’t send Flint down drain. Fix it

  BY JESSE JACKSON May 3, 2016 The Flint water crisis is now two years old — and the water still isn’t safe to drink. There have been civil and criminal investigations, two congressional hearings and extensive reporting, particularly during the presidential primary in Michigan. Gov. Rick Snyder appointed a special task force. Yet only 33 pipes — 3 of ...

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Please Don’t Bury The Head of This Hero……Nana Badu Bonsu II

We appeal to the present occupant of the Ahanta Traditional Stool and a direct descendant of the slain chief, Nana Badu Bonsu II, Otumfuo Badu Bonsu XV, the citizens of Ahanta Traditional Area and the people of Ghana not to bury the head of Nana Badu Bonsu II. The story of Nana Badu Bonso II, the Ahanta chief from Busua, ...

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Emanuel isn’t leading on police reform

BY JESSE JACKSON April 26, 2016 Chicago is a city on edge. Last weekend, 20 people were shot over 13 hours. According to the Chicago Tribune, 1,051 have been shot this year alone, through April 25. One hundred seventy-eight have been killed, more than one each day. And while shootings take place across the city, they are concentrated in neighborhoods ...

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Why isn’t Nana Addo campaigning? Age catching up on him?

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the management of sankofaonline.com. Ardent supporters of the NPP are becoming jittery about what they describe as uncertainty about their party’s campaign strategy for the 2016 elections. The concern follows what they see as the virtual relegation of flag bearer Nana Addo Danquah ...

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Wardrobe Series: Scooping fire

Nii drove me home at 10:00 pm. Like he always did, before we parted ways, he held my hand in his and said “my Diamond, I love you, will always love you, and I can’t stop loving you…. “Good night and God bless you.” This time around when he said it, there were tears in my eyes…. “I love you ...

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Wardrobe Series: Trickle-drizzle-fizzle

Continued from last week’s story… As I had my quiet time that morning, the scripture for meditation read: “There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. Sure, those people appear to be having a good time, but all that laughter will end in heartbreak” – Proverbs 14: 12-13 (MSG Bible). I was sluggish ...

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Sankofa:A RITUAL MURDER TRIAL ( ..also known as Murder in the Palace at Kibi )

Source: archive.spectator.co.uk By A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The story of the case, as reported at length in the Press of the colony, is briefly this. A native potentate, the Odikro (or sub-thief) of Apedwa, was attending the funeral obsequies of the well-known and enlightened chief, Sir Ofori Atta, when he suddenly and completely disaPpeared. Five months after- wards his remains were ...

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