► Nelson Mandela Reggae Tribute Mix

shockleewebpic_mandelareggaemixSince Nelson Mandela’s passing on December 5, 2013, there have been several tribute mixes floating around the web paying their respects. This particular mix though, takes a different approach by featuring strictly reggae tunes, an effort that highlights the Mandela’s impact throughout the African diaspora.

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Environmental Justice For Somalia

This short documentary presents the issue that lead to the piracy situation in Somalia, an angle which is rarely discussed. It explains why the local community has gotten together to protect the shoreline from the hazardous dumping of toxic and nuclear waste by foreign vessels which has been going on since at least 1991. The evidence of this appeared on the beaches in 2004 when many containers filled with toxic waste were washed up by the waves.

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Die Free: A Heroic Family History

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of The Civil War in the U.S. and the new book Die Free: A Heroic Family History tells the story of how a New York television anchor, Cheryl Wills was able to trace undiscovered family history because of war records that showed her great-great-great grandfather had been enlisted as a soldier in the war upon fleeing from slavery.

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