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Beyond the black-and-white, there was nothing.

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July marks 24 years since the end of the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. In a span of 100 days between April and mid-July, roughly 800,000 civilians were exterminated in the deadliest genocide of the twentieth century. The events unfolded quickly. On April 6, an ethnic Hutu, President Habyarimana’s plane was

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Withered and Wake have been on a month-long tour of the US and Canada and their latest stop saw them at The Earl in East Atlanta Village. Being the last show of this run for the hometown blackened-death act Withered, I made my to The Earl to witness the mayhem

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Recent events in Iran have culminated in the arrests of dozens of Sufi ascetics (referred to as dervish) who are protesting the unlawful imprisonment of thousands of Iranian citizens who took part in anti-government demonstrations. Despite the secrecy surrounding their order, dervishes practice living in extreme poverty while taking part

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Ah, America: the land where conflating violence and freedom are a way of life. In addition to being the home of baseball, junk food, and some damn good music, America holds the distinction for being the only country in the world to have wiped out hundreds of thousands of people

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Middle Eastern witchcraft is a combination of ancient Persian mythology and Islamic beliefs rolled into an interesting form of occultism that is still practiced to this day. Modern practitioners of witchcraft in the region, typically old and religious women or men, use talismans to “read” cures into common problems faced

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Motown, Motor City, Hockeytown, the list goes on for all the names that conjure up memories of one of America’s most legendary cities: Detroit. The symbol of twentieth century economic boom, Detroit is a city that captures blue-collar grit and toughness in all its pride and glory. The home of

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