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    Tunisian Poetry: Ali Znaidi

    Sampsonia Way is pleased to share five previously unpublished poems by Tunisian poet Ali Znaidi, including “More More More,” “The Sweet Water of Dream,” “Rebirth”, “The Beauty of Tunisian Women,” and “O, Wind!”

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  • Whistleblower by Ben Jennings
    Cartoon: Whistleblower

    In today’s cartoon Ben Jennings (United Kingdom) comments on the harsh treatment whistleblowers receive at the hands of governments, particularly in the US and UK.

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  • Cartoon: Not Me
    Cartoon: Not Me

    In this cartoon Tayo Fatunla (Nigeria) points out that the current religion-fueled violence in Nigeria is not related to cartoons, unlike the religious protests in 2006 over Danish cartoons depicting the Islamic prophet Mohammad.

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  • Police: Part of the Regime
    Cartoon: Part of the Regime

    Today’s cartoon comes to us from Osvaldo Gutierrez Gomez (Cuba). From Cartoon Movement’s project 360 Degrees on the theme “The police – part of the people or part of the power (and why)?”

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    In Memoriam: An Interview with the Late Amiri Baraka

    On January 9, 2014Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright and activist, passed away at the age of 79. A leading figure of the Black Arts movement, today we remember Baraka by sharing an interview Sampsonia Way published in 2011, after he came to read with Cave Canem at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh.

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