The diamond industry has given almost nothing back to Sierra Leone, despite the critical role diamonds played in the war. In nearly every armed conflict or instance of a highly corrupt regime a network of reputable financial institutions facilitates and exacerbates the world’s worst abuses.
How far back can you trace your family history? A few generations, maybe? How about 60,000 years?
Senegal on Saturday unveiled a colossal 164-foot statue illustrating the figures of a man, a woman and a child, with arms outstretched, facing the Atlantic Ocean.
President Obama broadcasted a historic speech from Cairo, Egypt early this morning.
When most people think of coffee, they think of the Starbucks crowd. Not any more… Learn about the true origins of coffee and how a slave used it to buy her freedom in New Orleans.