She had also written books on children with the help of her younger son who died in the year 2010 due to pancreatic cancer. This incident stopped her from completing the book but later, in the year 2012, she completed the book 'Home', which she dedicated to her son named Slade Morrison. Her eleventh book was 'God help the child' based on a dark-skinned bride's trauma. … [Read more...] about Toni Morrison Passes Away At 88, Farewell To America’s Most ‘Beloved’ Writer
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12. What to do when affected by swine flu? Ans: Swine flu has now become ordinary flu. Therefore, first try to manage its symptoms by taking rest, drinking plenty of water, consuming vitamin C rich foods or those that may help boost the immune system. Also, avoid close contact with anyone. Don't forget to consult a doctor if the symptoms persist for several days. … [Read more...] about 15 Common FAQs Related To Swine Flu Or H1N1 Flu Virus
I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Benedicte Boisseron, professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, about her latest book, Afro-Dog: Blackness and the Animal Question. In her book, she addresses the often-used comparison in animal rights advocacy of the experiences of oppressed people and the mistreatment of animals. She states that the "depersonalization" and "dehumanization" that occurs when people of color are compared to animals not only hurts the people but also puts animals in a precarious position. … [Read more...] about What Does the BLM Movement Have to Do With Animal Rights?