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January 14th, 2013
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DAKANUA, Taiwan (AP) — Her eyes lit bright with concentration, Taiwanese linguist Sung Li-may leans in expectantly as one of the planet's last 10 speakers of the Kanakanavu language shares his hopes for the future. "I am already very old," says 80-year-old Mu'u Ka'angena, a leathery faced man with a tough, sinewy body and deeply veined hands. A light rain falls onto the thatched roof of the...
January 11th, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's leading university for the deaf and hard of hearing reinstated its chief diversity officer, who was suspended for three months after signing a petition circulated by opponents of gay marriage in Maryland. Gallaudet University president T. Alan Hurwitz announced the reinstatement of Angela McCaskill in an email Monday to students, faculty, and staff. The brief...
January 11th, 2013
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Cause and Civility, Latest News with 0 Comments
For the last several months, Europe has been struggling with persistent racist incidents at football games — from Sophia, Bulgaria to Budapest, Hungary to Rome Italy. There have also been incidents in England. The Bulgarian Football Union is appealing sanctions imposed by the FIFA for racist abuse by some of its fans toward players during a World Cup qualifying game. Some Bulgaria fans made...
January 10th, 2013
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The Presidential Inaugural Ceremony will be historical in many respects. In addition to the swearing in of the first African-American for a second term, participants will reflect on the growing diversity of America. America is now 17 percent Hispanic, 14 percent African American, 6 percent Asian American, and 5 percent Native American. In addition to the Obama Inaugural Festivities being co-...
January 10th, 2013
Written by D. A. Barber in Focus on Health, Latest News with 0 Comments
Since 1995, the ongoing Black Women's Health Study (BWHS) has been documenting the higher rates of many illnesses that disproportionately affect African American women, such as hypertension, breast cancer, diabetes, stroke, and lupus. Led by researchers at Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, the BWHS has followed 59,000 African American women through a biennial questionnaire. Now, the...

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