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Shout Outs (Member Updates)

Michael Twiggs ( 24-Nov-2017 )
Check out Garden of Eden Urban Farming's demonstration garden at Tacoma Urban League! LINK
Victor Freeman ( 26-May-2017 )
Here's a cool idea for ladies with fashionable natural African hair and a yen to swim. Thanks to JGC for the pointer. LINK
Rees Clark ( 4-Jun-2016 )
Today we welcome our first African correspondent, Emily Kembabazi of Uganda. Emily will be writing articles on the culture and economy of Uganda. Emily is also the editor of "Nansanet," a community news magazine in Uganda's capital of Kampala. LINK
kenya williams ( 27-Dec-2014 )
Hello, I'm happy to be here.
Farmer Twiggs ( 21-Jul-2012 )
Purchase local fruits and vegetables for freshness and complete nutrition.

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Black History for the Apolitical
Excellent articles presenting historic information about the African diaspora without grinding any particular axes. Worth your time. Many of the vignettes are just plain great stories every American should read.
Higher Education Resources
LISTS of historically black universities and colleges, plus scholarship resource list.
It's Your Web
Tips for new users of the WWW.

AABL News Digest

Training and arming classroom teachers as school guards; costly, bad idea
Donald Trump, ever our protector, has proposed arming 20% of school teachers as part-time guards. That's 600,000 teachers. We can evaluate the proposal superficially rather quickly (fearless analysis: this article has taken longer to write than DT has thought about the issue). Average teacher... Continues...
Hurricane recovery business opportunities unequally spread
Hurricane Harvey left 77 dead, caused $200bn in damage and left thousands homeless, and the rebuilding will be the largest effort since New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. And the clear-up is proving equally dangerous. (After a report in The Guardian.)

A new report produced by the University... Continues...
African art evades Africans as popularity, recognition increase
Writing in the NY Times, Chika Okeke-Agulu emphasized the dilemma of African art, which is being more appreciated and valued than ever, bringing record prices, at the same time it is becoming ever less available to the peoples of the continent. The need for national and regional museums to bring... Continues...
Uganda Equator worth a visit
By Emily Kembabazi
The equator that crosses through Uganda approximately 72 kilometers south of Kampala, along the Kampala – Masaka road, which has become a famous visit destination for visitors and tourists visiting Uganda. It has also become a booming hub made up of several craft shops and art... Continues...
Christmas in Uganda
By Emily Kembabazi
In Uganda, Christmas is called Sekukkulu. It is celebrated on the 25th of every December to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.

During the Christmas season there is high movement of people from the city to their respective villages to share Christmas holiday joys with... Continues...

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