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Libyan Poet Reflects on Life Under Gadhafi

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Poet and professor Khaled Mattawa has been watching from afar as his homeland, Libya, experiences a violent and historic revolution. Mattawa remembers growing up in…read more

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Creativity Thrives in Post-Earthquake Haiti

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A vibrant poetry and arts scene had emerged from the rubble of Haiti’s massive earthquake. Writers, singers and artists use their pens and voices to…read more

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Kwame Dawes Tells Haitian Stories through Poetry, Reporting

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[Sorry, the video for this story has expired, but you can still read the transcript here.] Nearly one year to the day since a magnitude…read more

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NYC Makes Small Schools Out of Large

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In the past decade, graduation rates in New York rose 10 percent. School reform in New York City, led by schools chancellor Joel Klein, is…read more

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Contest Captures Sound, Culture of Gospel

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It was a pop-culture, “American Idol” style competition, but for gospel performances. On an evening early last month 11,000 fans filled the Verizon Center in…read more

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