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Black, Resilient, and Hopeful
January 14, 2011 | by Jayme Montgomery-Baker and Rob Baker
“Resilient” is not an adjective typically used to describe black men. The statistics facing African American males (and women) often seem insurmountable.
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Posted in: Justice, Rights & Equality, United States
Topics: African Americans, black men & boys, Campaign for Black Male Achievement, civic engagement, Hip hop, Jayme Montgomery-Baker, Rob "Biko" Baker
Turkey and the EU: An Alternative Approach
January 14, 2011 | by Heather Grabbe and Sinan Ülgen
A unique arrangement could advance the strategic interests of both Turkey and the European Union—and, possibly, help end the impasse over Turkey's accession talks.
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Posted in: Europe, Governance & Accountability
Topics: accession, Catherine Ashton, Cyprus, EEAS, EU, Heather Grabbe, Sinan Ulgen, Turkey
Time for Leadership in Hungary
January 14, 2011 | by Judith Klein
As it takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union, Hungary intends to spend millions of euros to invest in archaic institutions that segregate people with disabilities away from mainstream society.
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Posted in: Europe, Governance & Accountability, Health, Rights & Equality
Topics: Council of Europe, Hungary, Judith Klein, mental disabilities, mental health
Separating Magic from Media in Haiti
January 13, 2011 | by Daniele Magloire
To function as a free society and to hold government and its leaders accountable, Haitians need media that conveys facts and the background to make sense of them.
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Posted in: Governance & Accountability, Latin America & the Caribbean, Media & Arts
Topics: Daniele Magloire, Haiti, journalism, media independence
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