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Being literate, for all of us who are reading these two words, it is basic, simple, and often not a difficult task, but for 750 million adults in this world, these words, or any letter in any language in the world, would be curved and abstract lines...

Ariel is my little sister, the last child for my mother. She came into our lives five years ago, and that's when all hell broke loose.Ariel soon became jealous of my brother and me. She wanted our mother all to herself. Mom would give her breakfast...

Book: Out from Babylon System: Liberation of MindPoet: Christena A.V. WilliamsCritic: Glenville Ashby, PhDChristena Williams delivers her art with uncompromising tenor. Images flash and emotions parade before us with abandon. Hers is raw, unbridled...

It's a tenet of Parenting 101 that kids should tell the truth. But a recent study co-authored by the University of Toronto's Kang Lee suggests that learning to lie can confer cognitive benefits."As parents and teachers - and society as a whole - we...

"Sunshine" is synonymous with African drumming and dancing in East St Louis.The nickname belongs to Sylvester Lee, who studied under legendary dancer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham before starting his own ensemble 40 years ago. He has taught...

The term 'learning disability' to many, unfortunately, is not something they can relate to or have an idea as to what it is - and most times, such cases in children go unnoticed or even ignored.This is because many children and adults with learning...

It was one year ago that devastating hurricanes hit the region. Throughout the region, many are reflecting on a year of trials and triumphs. People united to help each other recover and rebuild. They also found time to aid birds and the wild spaces...

This feature is Part 2 of Love Affair with Jamaica and The Caribbean published on August 26.The thrills of travel are not limited to Jamaica, and there are over thirty destinations in the Caribbean, all with their charm and allure to varying degrees...

Tea is often thought of as being a quintessentially British drink. They have been drinking it for over 350 years. But in fact, the history of tea goes much further back.The story of tea begins in China. Legend has it that in 2737 BC, the Chinese...
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