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What’s in a Name (Plate)?

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Last Christmas, I went to visit my mother’s side of the family in Panama, and even before I packed my back I knew I had to leave some extra space. Everyone would get souvenirs and I had no doubt I would be bringing back a...

Waka Waka: What Has World Cup Festivities Really Done for Africa?

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With the close of the World Cup just behind us, we’re still congratulating modern times on its enlightened diversity. More Black players than ever ran up and down the fields, playing in a country that, despite its troubled racial history, is actively working toward equality...