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Ban Firearms in South Africa  By Mpumelelo Toyise Too many images broadcast to the world about our country are of horrific incidents of violent crime. Contrary to widely propagated beliefs it is the majority, poor and black people, who mainly fall prey to this sickening level of terror. It is mainly women…

Liberia The Willis Knuckles Saga
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Liberia Beauty Pageant
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Happy 160th Birthday Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion    ]]> Happy 160th Birthday Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion   August 2007 Washington, D.C. On July 26th at the Liberian embassy’s annual Independence Day reception for... Read more
Letters on Africa from Ben Schwartz
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com  The only black woman I had ever touched was my mammy, Maud.  And she was seventy years old and smoked a corncob pipe and used s nuff. And now I was being asked... Read more
Langston Hughes and Africa
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home         www.nathanielturner.com Hughes set out to do what few, regardless of race, creed, or color, have succeeded in doing, a body of work that has given us a rich, varied, and often vivid picture... Read more
Kanu Nwankwo Heart Foundation
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home        www.nathanielturner.com “I know that we have got some talented Nigerian heart surgeons all over the world, we are also exploring a situation where such surgeons can offer their services to the foundation... Read more
The Impact of the Internet on Journalism Practice in Nigeria
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Gone are the days of notepads and blue pens, tools of the trade that now belong to the past. Although the under-resourced nature of some Nigerian media organisations have meant that some journalists... Read more
To the Imo Heartland in Search of Votes
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com As already stated, what is glaringly obvious is that the citizens of Imo State under the different regimes have known incredible hardship and suffering.  It is an impoverished citizenry with their psyches... Read more
Igbos  A Lost Tribe of Israel
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com Online with PayPal Or Send contributions to: ChickenBones: A Journal / 2005 Arabian Drive / Finksburg, MD 21048   Help Save ChickenBones  Igbos spread across Nigeria. They were in the Civil Service—the higher... Read more
Igbos in Virginia
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home        www.nathanielturner.com  Igbo accounted for about 1.3 million of the 1.7 million people exported from the Bight of Biafra during the era of the Atlantic slave trade. Out of a total of 37,000 Africans... Read more
The Igbo and  Jewry
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com Online with PayPal Or Send contributions to: ChickenBones: A Journal / 2005 Arabian Drive / Finksburg, MD 21048  Help Save ChickenBones There are recent studies propounding the theory that Ashkenazi Jews are... Read more