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Mandela Day - July 18, 2014

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Today is Mandela's birthday. It's hard to believe that so much time has gone by from the day when Africa's great leader died. Every year, ...

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Good bye to Brazil … they did a great job hosting the World Cup! - and - it’s time Americans learned more about the rest of the world

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Brazil takes on a new role in the South American hemisphere Unfortunately, most Americans know very little about the real Brazil - how much of ...

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“Native Americans” a Much Worse Term than “Redskins”

The white hypocrites who complain about the term "redskins" use the term "native American" which when used in the way they are using it isn't ...

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No inexpensive online education at KU

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Starbucks helps their employees with an education The following article in today's New York Times (June 15th, 2014) suggests that Starbucks has a great idea ...

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Is the NBA Above the Law?

The NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy has a definite odor to it and it's not from sweaty socks. In April, NBA Commissioner Adam ...

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Africa Rising - Conference and Videos

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Government of Mozambique and IMF An unusual conference, Africa Rising, is taking place this week in Maputo, Mozambique (May 29-30). The goal is to share ...

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African Dirge for Maya Angelou by Bayo Omolola

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Bayo Omolola Bayo Omolola is a good friend of mine, and he has been a guest poet in this column before. He is Adjunct Faculty ...

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NBA Action More Racist than Sterling’s Statements

The NBA has criticized L.A. Clipper owner Donald Sterling for his statements that many regard as racist. However, shortly after the recording of his conversation ...

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NBA Action More Racist than Sterling’s Statements

The NBA has criticized L.A. Clipper owner Donald Sterling for his statements that many regard as racist. However, shortly after the recording of his conversation ...

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NBA Action More Racist than Sterling’s Statements

The NBA has criticized L.A. Clipper owner Donald Sterling for his statements that many regard as racist. However, shortly after the recording of his conversation ...

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NBA Action More Racist than Sterling’s Statements

The NBA has criticized L.A. Clipper owner Donald Sterling for his statements that many regard as racist. However, shortly after the recording of his conversation ...

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How to get started with a home yoga practice

OK, so you’ve been going to yoga class every Monday evening for a couple of years, and you love it. But you don’t seem to ...

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Did NBA Violate California Law in Action Against Donald Sterling?

Stories about the recording of controversial statements by L.A. Clippers Donald Sterling indicate the recording was made secretly which implies the recording was made without ...

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Graduates - Take your time, see what you really enjoy doing in life, and how you can make a difference (1)

Make a difference Stand back, take a look at your life, see what you can do to make a difference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=IGMW6YWjMxw Wangari Maathai is a ...

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The “List” Goes On and On

DoD Identifies Army Casualty 05/15/2014 02:40 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-248-14 May 15, 2014 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today ...

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NBA and Media Beat Up Man Fighting Cancer

Did the NBA in effect punish L.A. Clippers 80 year old owner Donald Sterling because he is fighting prostate cancer? The NBA has voted to ...

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Russia Should Follow U.S. Example in Eastern Ukraine

Russia should respond to the situation in the Ukraine by following the precedent set by the United States in a comparable situation. Russia should offer ...

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The University of The Gambia and Gambia College graduation

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Convocation ceremonies for the University of The Gambia and Gambia College (The Gambia, West Africa) For this interview from The Gambia, Mr. Ebrahima Mbowe, with ...

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Hula Dancing from Hawaii - Merrie Monarch festival - tomorrow (repeat of Friday’s event) at 4pm Saturday afternoon; then streaming live with Saturday’s event at 11pm CST

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The Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition-Don't Miss It The link below takes you to the live streaming festival of hula competition in Hawaii. There is ...

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Three Miraculous Things

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Searching for a brother, a father, and long-ago roots in another country These are three great articles and films. Two, a video and a film, ...

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