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Human Rights Day helps define the dignity and worth of everyone

Finding solutions for deep-rooted discrimination “Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains. Those who think themselves the masters of others are indeed greater slaves than they.” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau The “Social Contract” of The Enlightenment suggested a new paradigm of freedoms by which modern republics would formulate levels of evidentiary  “truths” of independence […]

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A shady side of war: The death of ‘Captain Midnight’

Fifty years later, a wartime killing haunts the survivor It was Dec. 22, 1967. Christmas rapidly approached, as Private First Class Calvin Touchstone and a planeload of Army recruits sped westward, the holidays were a time of apprehension. Leaving the States for a foreign country right before Christmas is depressing enough. Arriving before Christmas in […]

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TOP OW COVERS OF 2021

Since its founding in 2004, OurWeekly covers have continued to provokethought. Last year’s editions featured the Biden-Harris team and theirinauguration, as well as a unique illustration contrasting  ColinKaepernick’s  taking a knee in protest of police violence and the knee ofGeorge Floyd’s convicted murderer. It was quite an extraordinary 12 months. Please enjoy this recap of […]

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Year In Review

Each week, there is an overflow of news that happens in every corner of the nation which is of interest to people living across the African Diaspora. But quite often these stories are not known beyond a small geographic area. Telling these stories is the goal of Year in Review. We offer an informative snapshot […]