LOUISIANA PRISONERS DEMAND AN END TO ‘MODERN-DAY SLAVERY’

People incarcerated at Angola want opportunities for education instead of hard labor in the fields. On May 8, a group of prisoners at the Louisiana State Penitentiary refused to perform the field labor they are compelled to do for virtually no pay. The prison, commonly known as Angola, stands on the site of a former […]

Don’t be duped, this is the true size of Afrika

The true true size of Africa – The Economist, November 2010 A famous African proverb says, “until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter”. This statement is no truer than it is of our understanding of the size of the African continent. For centuries, the world has been made to […]