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Welcome to the most diverse Congress in US history

View this post on Instagram And welcome to the most diverse Congress in US history with a record number of women and minorities. More than 100 women sworn in today to the House of Representatives and 5 women in the Senate (out of 10 newly elected Senators). 126 women overall in this 116th Congress (increase […]

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Happy Independence Day, USA

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Lola in TheRoot.com: Nigeria and Democracy Inaction

[Originally published at TheRoot.com] How long can Africa’s most populous country go on without a clear leader? Imagine that one day President Barack Obama disappears. It is rumored that he has gone to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment of a condition that nobody is quite certain about. After three months, the public starts to speculate […]