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Haiti, Africa & The Plight of Black People

Like everyone else, I’ve been watching the news about the earthquake in Haiti and once you get away from the stories about grief, loss and poverty, there’s another story that is also simultaneously being told and it is the story of countries ruled by black people and why they can’t seem to get out of continuous tragedy.  This uncomfortable topic…

Piracy, Secrecy & Money

There’s a lengthy article in GQ magazine about the   pirates in Somalia and as is the case with all these pirate stories, Kenya is always mentioned, both as a base for many of the middle men who are organizing these groups and as a conduit transfer hub for the  ransom money. As as I was reading this article from GQ,…