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Global warming: Creating Crisis in Africa

Though it has been slowly developing over a span of fifty years, global warming has become one of the most serious and controversial issues that every part of the world … Continue reading

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The Changing status of women in developing nations

Women are making major strides economically and socially in developing nations that have long held reputations for oppression. According to the World Economic Forum, 85 percent of countries have improved … Continue reading

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The Progressive History of Mother’s Day

When most of us think of Mother’s day, boxes of chocolate and greeting cards come to mind. Mother’s day has been celebrated in many cultures for millennia, when the ancient … Continue reading

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Gateway Dance Theatre celebrates 40 Fantastic Years

The language of the arts is universal, and Gateway Dance Theatre exemplifies this by providing arts programming to individuals of all ages, races and beliefs. GDT’s programs bring these diverse … Continue reading

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Zumi celebrates 11 Years of culture & fashion

As the holidays come around, we at Zumi are grateful for the wonderful customers who have kept us going strong for 11 years.  With so much to be thankful for, … Continue reading

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October is Fair Trade Month!

October has been designated as Fair Trade Month. What is Fair Trade, and why is it important to buy Fair Trade? According to the Fair Trade Federation,  Fair Trade items … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery in America. Many people think that once the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, all slaves in America celebrated and lived free.  In … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Around the world, thousands of events are held to celebrate IWD on March 8th.  Although the date might vary from country to country, the goal is the same: Gender equality, … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

A History of Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s day is known internationally as the day of romance.  But how much do you actually know about the history of this holiday? Reflecting real life, the history of … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

A New Year’s Message

The New Year is a natural combination of beginnings and ends. Throughout history, New Year’s has been an important time for people to put the past to rest, and move … Continue reading

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Traditional Winter Celebrations

Winter is a time for family gatherings, celebration, and good cheer. Around the world, winter is a time for celebrating family and tradition.  Kwanzaa is derived from the Kenyan Swahili … Continue reading

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