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***Haiti Action reports on a Bill presented by Congresswoman Barbara Lee to investigate the role of the Bush Administration’s role in the 2004 Coup d’État of Haiti.

“We do not teach people to overthrow our US government, and the Bush Administration must not participate in the overthrow of other democratically-elected governments. The United States must stand firm in its support of democracy and not allow a nascent democracy like Haiti to fall victim to the Bush Administration’s apparent policy of regime change.”

***White African lists the top African web and mobile tech blogs

I’ve been finding a really wild array of web folks on the continent. They’re not your typical 20 somethings with glasses and hoodies that you find in San Francisco. Definitely a more DIY, nuts and bolts crowd who are making practical sites instead of just something for Google to buy up

***It’s Black History Month in the US – Rachel’s Tavern reports, “the shortest month of the year”. We fared much better here in the UK – we had a 3 month excellent Black History Month (Season)

Cornel West on Obama’s ascendancy ” via Kameelah Writes

“I told Obama that when he wins — which I think he will — I will celebrate for one day. I’ll break-dance in the morning and party in the afternoon. But the next day, I’ll become one of his major critics…”

– Cornel West
In Rolling Stone Magazine, March 2008

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