Archive for November 24th, 2018

November 24th, 2018 - 8:29 am § in China, Misc.

FREE SPEECH … not so much in China

A Beijing Bookstore Where George Washington Is on the Shelves By JANE PERLEZMARCH 20, 2018 The All Sages Bookstore in Beijing “is a way to express our longing for freedom and our hope for the establishment of a free society,” its owner says.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times BEIJING — [...]

November 24th, 2018 - 8:13 am § in Misc.

Growing Up Normal in Nigeria

As a kid, I read the Tin Tin, Tarzan and the apes, Korak, Boom, Lance Spearman. All comics that mostly portrayed Africans as inferior to the white man. But all around me were my grandfather, my father, uncles and aunts, neighbors and friends. I grew up knowing my grandfather was one of the richest m[...]