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F.N.N: My Biafran Story

F.N.N: My Biafran Story  As Told to Vivian U. Ogbonna  Wednesday, 21 June 2017. “One day, directly opposite our house at Number 62 St. Michael’s Road, Aba, there was an attack. One woman was walking past with a child on her back. The blast cut off her head but she kept ..More

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  • The Later King
  • President Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech
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  • Making The New Black Man
  • The Sad Business of Dealing with Will Disputes
  • Care Homes Are Failing - Who Should Look After Your Loved Ones?
  • Why Are So Many People Wrongfully Convicted Of Crimes?
  • Part II. Requiem for My Son’s Innocence
  • What Happens When Black Crime Rates Aren't "Neutral"?
  • Help Your Skin and Hair Soft with These Tips
  • Domestic Violence, Murder and Bresha Meadows
  • Design A Kitchen That's Perfect For Your Family
  • Before You Take on Debt, Discover What's Best (1 comment)
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  • America: Here Are Some States Where You Really Don't Want A DWI
  • We Need to Talk About Tyrone: What to Do If Your Teenager Is Using Drugs
  • How You Can Reduce The Amount Of Money You Waste Each Week
  • America: How To Encourage More Black Men To Enrol In Medical School (1 comment)
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  • Injuries At Work: Common Questions Answered
  • Movement for Black Lives Yields New Targets of the State
  • The Economic Implications Of Lifting Sanctions On Iran
  • Understanding The Causes Behind A Rise In Birth Defects
  • What Happens When You Are Charged With A Crime
  • How To Defend Yourself If You're Charged With A Crime
  • Why You Should Let Religion Be Your Guiding Light
  • Learn How To Be A Safer Biker With These Motorcycle Safety Tips
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  • Vodou: Unity of all Things
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  • The Charleston Imperative: Why Feminism & Antiracism Must Be Linked
  • Revisiting Frederick Douglass’ Famous Speech of 1852
  • Why You Can't Kill the Spirit of Mother Emanuel
  • “Keep running your mouth…”: The Policing of Black Children
  • Twisting the “Lessons of History” to Excuse Unjustifiable Violence: The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis
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  • Dear Civil Rights Leaders: This is not About You!
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  • Is the Criminalisation of Racism in British Football a Hollow Victory?
  • Why We Need To Talk About Condoms and Safe Sex to Young People
  • African Groups Call for the African Union to Respond to Gender and Sexuality Rights Violations
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  • A Man at His Peak? (with a nod to my first and favorite poet Nadine Turner)
  • The Traumatic Return of Michael Moses Ward
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  • Nollywood and the Televisual Image of Nigeria
  • More Than Racism: Ebomaphobia Exposed
  • Black British Student Creates Interactive Eyeball Security System to Cut Crime
  • Dear Marriage Equality Advocates: I Can Not Celebrate with You Today
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  • From Canaan 1, Haiti
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  • A Response to A New York Times’ Article, ‘In Nigeria, You're Either Somebody or Nobody’
  • Cancer: More Than A Word
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  • Thoughts on Haiti
  • Post Super Bowl Blues
  • Revisiting Haiti
  • President Barack Hussein Obama’s Second Inaugural Address (Transcript)
  • Devin Jolicoeur and Police Violence Against Black Men in the United States
  • So, How Many Sexual Partners Have You Had?
  • Britain’s Ethnic Minorities Aren’t What You Think
  • Catwalk Star Charli Fletcher Hails the Rise of the Dark- Skinned Model
  • What Use is the Oncoming American Presidential Election to the Downtrodden of the World?
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  • A Circle of Friends: Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Sam Cooke & Jim Brown
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  • Performing Herman Cain
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  • So What Do You Do, Lisa Bent?
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  • On Black Majority Rule in the Caribbean
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  • The Oprah Winfrey Legacy
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  • The Cosby Redux
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  • Britain: Raising Black Children
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  • The Topsy-Turvy World Of Formula One
  • Can A Scam E-mail Lead to Romance?
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  • Theatre: A Divided Black Britain
  • Apples & Snakes: 25 Years of a British Pioneer
  • Is God Dead?
  • The Young and Peer Pressure
  • Theatre: On Britain's Busiest Street
  • The Complexities Of The Casual Date
  • The London Barbican Explores Multiculturalism
  • Hip Hop In Theatreland
  • Theatre: Immigration, Immigration, Immigration!
  • Theatre: On Britishness
  • Black Men, White Women: The Politics Of Race In America
  • On Australia's Aboriginals
  • Too Hot In Paradise
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  • Theatre: The British-African Way Of Life
  • Theatre: Benjamin Zephaniah Talks Black British Men’s Prostate
  • Theatre: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
  • Theatre: The Queen Of Jazz And The Platinum Blonde
  • Hip Hop's Still Invisible Women
  • Film: In The Begining, There's The Blues
  • Theatre: The Real Africa in London
  • The Magic of Afrika! Afrika!
  • What If She Won't Give It Up?
  • Technology is the Root of All Evil
  • In Search of the Ultimate High!
  • Malorie Blackman's Award-Winning Children Story Comes To The Stage
  • How Young People Can Gain From Out Of School Hours Activities
  • Wild Thing!
  • Why Are Black Boys Failing in Britain?
  • A Love Letter From a Black Father to His Daughter
  • Not Just Another Caribbean Cookbook
  • A World Of Good With Desmond Tutu
  • Theatre: No Ordinary Joe
  • The King is Back!
  • Is This Supreme Court Judge the Most Dangerous Black Man in America?
  • I Luv U and Other Things You Should Never Send in a Text Message
  • The First Nigerian Social Night in Birmingham and the Midlands
  • Omissions in Black History Month in Britain
  • Gays in the Pulpit
  • Legalise Them
  • Theatre: A Slavery Journey
  • The Rise of the Griot
  • Pull Up Your Pants, Boy!
  • The Rise of the Griot
  • To Be Black and Female in America
  • Adoption, Masculinity and the New Black Man
  • London's Notting Hill Carnival in Colour
  • A Cheeky Dose of Ganja
  • Adoption, Masculinity and the New Black Man
  • Our Kids Are Not Alright
  • Some Useful Tips That Will Help You Lose Weight
  • Still on Images of Savages
  • Stephane Dunn on Tamara Dobson
  • Is Love Real or a Human Construct?
  • A Young Man's Love Affair With Baseball
  • The Business of God
  • Film Review: A Real Feel Good Movie
  • Pole Star
  • A Car Rejuvenated
  • Our New Car Columnist on a Great Car Engine and its Enduring Legacy
  • The Fallacy of Race
  • Being Oprah's Cousin
  • White, High Yellow, Brown or Dusty Black: Why Race Matters
  • Hail to the British Summertime
  • Do White Audiences Want to see a Black Man Sleep with a White Woman?
  • We Love These Ladies
  • How to Study at a Top University for Free
  • Raising Awareness of Tuberculosis
  • The Fallacy of Slavery Abolition Commemorations
  • How a Rastaman Captured Our Taste Buds
  • The Shadow of Slavery on Contemporary Art and Design
  • Truth, Damn Lies and Wikipedia
  • The Annals of Black-On-Black Violence
  • Sokari Ekine On Blood Diamond
  • Dreamgirls: The Greatest Song Ever Filmed
  • Is There Really A Maternal Instinct?
  • For Brothers Only: Resolve To Get In Gear This Year!
  • Are You Alive Or Just Existing?
  • Why Dreamgirls Is An Instant Hit
  • The New Black Magazine's Article of the Year: Africans and the European Soul
  • Why You Should Try a Pig's Head
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  • Hypermasculinity and the Black Male
  • The Myth of the Strong Black Women
  • The British Prime Minister on the Horror of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Profile: Johnson Beharry
  • Race, Class and the Tyranny of Worldviews
  • Ten Keys To Health For Black Men
  • Australia's Endangered Black People (Part 2)
  • So You Want to be a Writer? Think Again or go for Journalism
  • Of Fairytales and Propaganda
  • Desmond Tutu on Darfur: A Blind Eye to Genocide
  • On Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's brilliant second novel
  • Poem: War Before my children
  • Theatre: Jamaica's sex tourism in Nottingham, England
  • On slavery and emancipation in the Caribbean
  • Susana Baca: The queen of Afro-Peruvian music
  • Face off: Hotel Rwanda vs. Shooting Dogs
  • Immigration: How Black America is focusing on the wrong issue
  • Haiti gets another chance
  • The Cosby Show: Immortalized
  • So You Say I "Talk White"
  • Memoir of an illegal immigrant: Part 1
  • On Blacks and university education
  • How to pay for your MBA education
  • Why Mathematics Must come before MTV Base
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  • Wanting to Exhale: Black And Smoking
  • Podcast: Byllye Avery's Words Of Inspiration For Black Women
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  • An Expert's Dilemma
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  • A Different But Laudable Black History
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  • Britain: Educating Black Boys
  • Understanding Hurricanes
  • The Explainer on Food Crisis
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