Blood Diamonds Prosecutor

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Africa Talks – Interview with Professor David Crane, blood diamonds prosecutor. He was the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international war crimes tribunal, appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. New Segment of Africa Talks Back – Feedback, questions and ideas from viewers.

Global Issues Leadership Development

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Global Issues Leadership Development (GILD)

Africa Talks sat down with Nadege Uwase, the executive director of Global Issues Leadership Development (GILD), a nonprofit organization created to help promote human rights through youth after-school programs for the latest episode of our show.

Interview with Olivia Wyatt

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Olivia Wyatt film

Olivia Wyatt, a photographer, filmmaker and a former J-School student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism went to Ethiopia for a documentary project titled: “Staring into the Sun.” Below is the interview before the screening of her documentary at a local theater Ragtag Cinema in Columbia, Mo.

A bold move forward

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President Mwabi Kibaki displays the new Kenyan constitution

At a time when anti-establishment sentiments are high in the United States, many Americans are searching for answers in their constitution, in an effort to turn back the clock to the way things once were. More than 7,000 miles away in Kenya, the mood has been markedly different in the past couple of months. There,… Read more »

“Stranger with a camera”

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Stranger with a Camera

“Why did you have to do that?” Hugh O’Connor’s last words stick in my thoughts whenever I think of “Stranger with a Camera.” Imagine being in a position where you know that someone has done something terrible and most people in that person’s community still support what he did. When Elizabeth Barret said “Values that… Read more »

“The Souls of Black Folk”

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“The Souls of Black Folk”

W. E. B. Du Bois’ contribution to literature represented one of the first indications of the simmering pot of the suppressed rage expressed by a black author. It’s the same rage that would boil over and explode in the following century within the black community in the form of riots, rising crime and revolutionary movements… Read more »