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“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” ~ Desmond Tutu This is a story of how the inspiration to act on an epiphany experienced many years ago emerged as a fully formed symbol … Read more
Storytelling is a natural part of being human. This creative, compelling way to communicate ideas, ethical beliefs, spiritual foundations, and cultural history might manifest as graphic artistry, spoken words, sign language, or be written. Festivals celebrating the art of storytelling, … Read more
As far as we know, storytelling is a part of every culture. The familiar perception of storytelling as an essential survival mechanism in the limited toolbox of ancient cultures, long since overtaken by the written word and relegated to a … Read more
African Americans have been prolific inventors, providing a multitude of gifts to the nation that once enslaved them. Many of these inventions have had a wide and long-lasting impact and now form a part of our everyday lives. George Washington … Read more
Nelson Mandela’s luminous presence shines radiantly. As a young white South African in the ninety-seventies I was captivated by his moral authority that no jail could imprison. In a world of leaders captive to tribal, religious or identity politics Mandela … Read more
The Jewish Festival of Lights began yesterday, November 27, 2013. In commemoration of the victory by a small group of followers of Jewish High Priest Mattathias over Greek oppressors in the second century B.C.E., Jewish people around the world light … Read more
Desmond Tutu celebrates his 82nd birthday on October 7th. I’m often asked what I’ve learned from this tireless peacemaker over three decades of knowing him. Alongside the wisdom that his life, work, teaching and spirit exude, five life lessons stand out which are transformative to the life of any person when they are allowed to be in dynamic inter-action. Read more
My name is Francis Hweshe, Im a freelance journalist and indie filmmaker based in Cape Town. I understand that the Archbishop Desmond Tutu has spoken against fracking and I thought our initial trailer on fracking featuring South African Goldman Prize … Read more