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Why do we let immigrants from ‘holes’ into our country? Because of people like Ngozi Anosike – Washington Post/Sally Jenkins

January 14, 2018

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  Ngozi Anosike as a [Tennessee U] “Lady Volunteer” player and her then coach, late Pat Summit during their team’s ’05 Final Four appearance [The Washington Post]   The Bible teaches that there are no real “shitholes,” of course, that the only things that defile us come from somebody’s mouth. But if that source isn’t […]

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USA: “… why are we having these people from shithole countries …” like Africa & Haiti? – Trump to Lawmakers

January 11, 2018

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  “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to African countries and Haiti. He then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he met Wednesday. The comments left lawmakers taken aback, according to […]

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Alleged “Nigerian prince” email scammer in Louisiana – USA Today/Charles Ventura

December 30, 2017

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© Slidell Police Department Michael Neu was arrested on wire fraud and money laundering charges.   A Louisiana man was arrested in connection with the “Nigerian prince” scheme that has scammed people out of thousands of dollars, police announced on Thursday. READ THE STORY: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/police-arrest-alleged-nigerian-prince-email-scammer-in-louisiana/ar-BBHvlQd?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=mailsignout   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2017. 10:44 P.M. [GMT]

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How two African-American brothers went from a shack via a cash-strapped school to Harvard & Stanford – bbc.co.uk

December 29, 2017

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  This cash-strapped school sends kids to Harvard http://www.bbc.co.uk How two Louisiana brothers went from a shack to America’s top universities.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017. 7:26 A.M. [GMT]  

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“Thousands of Haiti immigrants all have AIDS … Nigerians would never return to ‘huts’ once they saw America” – Donald Trump

December 23, 2017

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    ON TWITTER: Maggie Haberman‏Verified account @maggieNYT  “In Oval Office meeting, POTUS groused that thousands of immigrants from Haiti all have AIDS and that those from Nigeria would never return to “huts” once they saw America.” SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2017. 6:20 P.M. [GMT]

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Little girls and an airport worker have a dance-off, and the video makes people smile: Kansas City.com/Lisa Gutierrez

December 19, 2017

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Little girls and an airport worker have a dance-off, and the video makes people smile Joe Vaughn of Moore, Okla., has just discovered that he wasn’t the only one who smiled when he watched his two little girls dancing with an airport employee in Dallas.   lgutierrez@kcstar.com DECEMBER 18, 2017 

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USA: Doug Jones May Have Won, But White Women Lost in Alabama – vogue.com/Michelle Ruiz

December 14, 2017

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It’s time to give the black women and minorities who elevated Jones their due—from considering their economic and social interests and the education and safety of their children to examining the laws on the books (not just in Alabama but nationwide) meant to suppress their votes. It’s time they are given the influence they deserve—the […]

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USA: On tap with Obiageri Amaechi, track and field’s newest throwing star – Samantha Shapiro

December 11, 2017

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     Obiageri Amaechi, Princeton  Top track Athlete, Freshman.   First-year Obiageri Amaechi joins the track and field team as one of the nation’s most coveted recruits. Her personal best discus throw (177 ft) ranks fourth amongst the Class of 2021. Amaechi is also a force to be reckoned with for shot put, where she […]

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USA: “a historic heist”; capitulation of the US into oligarchy complete” … Op-ed & some comments on so-called Republicans’ “tax reform”

December 2, 2017

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With barely a vote to spare early Saturday morning, the Senate passed a tax bill confirming that the Republican leaders’ primary goal is to enrich the country’s elite at the expense of everybody else, including future generations who will end up bearing the cost. The approval of this looting of the public purse by corporations and the […]

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USA – Trump’s crowd at 2017 National Tree Lighting Ceremony: Sean Spicer, where are you to spin this? – Tola Adenle

December 1, 2017

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This would perhaps be a non-story but for the character at the center of the second photograph. During Trump’s inauguration, the crowd was so scant compared to Obama’s inaugurations that the president’s [then] spokesman – his name is part of the essay’s title – went on a hyperbolic description that has now led to the […]

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