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Let Us Come Together as “One” – #Eid al Adha

At a time in history of enormous challenges – man-made, environmental, and beyond our control — sacrifice for the common good calls for dedication  to the cause of peace and…

Happy 100th Birthday #NationalPark Service

Celebration is in the air for the August 25, 2016 Centennial birthday of the the National Park Service. Special programs and festivities are planned at the 58 parks in the…

First #Drought, now Flood in Africa’s Second Most Populous Nation

Rich in history and situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its second most populated. However, Ethiopia needs international support as the effects of…

The #Indigenous, Educators & Custodians of our Future

There are more than 370 million Indigenous people living in more than 90 countries across the globe.  (Rainforest Action Network)  The theme this year at the United Nations for International…

A Call for “HELP!” from #SouthSudan !

The ongoing food crisis, rampant child hunger and sexual assault permeates the lives of the innocent in South Sudan’s ongoing civil war. Well over a month ago, UNICEF, World Food…

Coffee with the Souls of #Srebrenica

For most, the Srebrenica Genocide has become a footnote in history once again linking horrific crimes against fellow man that many thought could “Never Again” occur after the horrors of…

Hats Off to Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia & Kazakhstan!

History was again made in the UN General Assembly this week when four new non-permanent members of the UN Security Council – Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia, and Kazakhstan were selected for…

Fictional Protagonist Fantine of Les Miserables as Real Life Goodwill Ambassador

Academy Award-Winning actor Anne Hathaway is an accomplished artist who has spent a lifetime of achievement in films featuring the plight of women in the workforce or motherhood.  In fictional…

#Yazidis – Victims of #Genocide, Slavery, & Sexual Slavery

Yazidids  may be an ancient people, but they are modern-day victims of genocide and ISIL targets for hatred, slavery, and sexual slavery.  They are an Iraqi ethnic minority, primarily Kurds,…

One Human Family- No Matter What Color or Lack Thereof

Albinism, in humans “is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a…