Italy’s First Black National Officer Faced Shitty Facebook Racism

When Prime Minister Enrico Letta offered to make Congo-born medical doctor Cécile Kyenge the country’s first black national official ever by appointing her to be minister of integration, it should have signaled a new era of political diversity in Italy. After all, the country’s immigrant population is growing, doubling… » 6/23/13 2:30pm 6/23/13 2:30pm

'Beast' Of Burden: Congo's Survivors "Must Understand They Have The Right…

Early this morning, Christiane Amanpour hosted Dr. Denis Mukwege, Annie Rashidi-Mulumba and Leymah Gbowee at The Daily Beast's Women in the World conference for a difficult discussion on rape as a weapon of war, and what to do about it. » 3/13/10 1:30pm 3/13/10 1:30pm

What's More Important: Rape In Congo Or Hillary's Bad Hair Day?

At first the media said Hillary Clinton's visit to Africa was overshadowed by her husband's trip to North Korea. Now the work she's trying to do — including stopping rape in Congo — is overshadowed by coverage of that overshadowing. » 8/12/09 9:30am 8/12/09 9:30am