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U.S. Elections 2012: It’s really time to “take America back” (2)

March 19, 2012

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by Tola Adenle With the Republicans’ self-inflicted wound on the way to the 2012 elections festering and not letting up, racists of various stripes are crawling out of the woodworks. The opening salvo of this new face of America – rather, America’s ugly past – was fired during the bitter 2008 campaign.  While no one […]

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U.S. Elections 2012: Time to really “take America back” (1) – Tola Adenle

January 24, 2012


On May 24 last year, I presented in what might have been considered jumping the gun, especially in Nigeria which is as far away from America – not in distance – as one could be.  Well, the election year is upon us and it seems to have brought the worst in Republicans, nay, the […]

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Why do immigrant kids perform so well in America: Indian-Americans & the annual Scripps Spelling Bee – Tola Adenle

June 5, 2011


Since I first watched The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition in the 70s, I’ve always been awestruck by the drama of an event that dates back to the 1920s starring kids, many of whom are yet to reach their teens.  While I never fail to take it in when in the States, the challenges of […]

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U.S. Votes 2012: Obama will do it again!

May 24, 2011


by Tola Adenle [The date for the Obama essay was mistakenly mixed up with the date for the Ulli Beier story to be used this Friday which was also a 3-part series.  The Beier story was February  ’09 while the Obama essay was September ’04.  Error regretted.] The next U.S. general election is more than […]

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