- Kassahun Checole
Kassahun Checole, president and publisher of Africa World Press and The Red Sea Press, formerly taught at Rutgers University and El Colegio de Mexico. Checole is the recipient of many academic honors and equally numerous recognitions for his activist work. In January 2000 he served as one of the organizers of the first international conference in independent Eritrea, “Against All Odds: African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century.”
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In Germany, political figures were impersonated on #TikTok.
In Colombia, a woman was able to masquerade as another candidate’s daughter.
In the Philippines, misinformation helped the son of the country’s former dictator prevail in the presidential race.
"We don’t know what it is possible for us to feel until we are shown what it is possible for us to imagine"--@adamgopnik in The @NewYorker
@SalmanRushdie and the Power of Words https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/salman-rushdie-and-the-power-of-words #SalmanRushdie
A powerful call from @PENamerica’s @SuzanneNossel urging us to understand that the brutal attempt on #SalmanRushdie’s life is an attack against the freedom to write, read, and think. #wordsmorepowerfulthanknives https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/13/salman-rushdies-entire-life-has-been-an-act-of-defiance