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Cairo’s Metropolitan Landscape: Segregation Extreme

The following is an excerpt from Abdelbaseer Mohamed’s “Cairo’s Metropolitan Landscape: Segregation Extreme” article. Follow the link below the text for the full article.

The urban growth patterns of the Cairo metropolitan area reveal a fragmented city of heterogeneous parts. 379 more words


New Politics and Geographies of Housing Struggles? By John Flint (University of Sheffield)

Recent controversies over ‘poor doors’ in London apartment complexes serve to illustrate the structural crisis in London housing that was powerfully described in a recent Critical Urbanist piece by… 419 more words


UPDATE: Chapter 25: Culture Wars (1960 – Present) – Part I – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, the Civil Rights movement, apartheid in South Africa, and minjung theology in South Korea

Here are our submissions for the first half of Chapter 25.

We see both the good and the bad side of the Christian church’s actions during the 20th century – much of it having to do with political action in the United States, South Africa, and South Korea. 13 more words

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The Black Experience: 2015

Just a few days ago I engaged in a very stimulating conversation about education with a very close friend of mine.  What initially sparked our discussion was a passing comment I made about a young boy who was apparently walking home from school.  1,183 more words


No men allowed!

IMAGINE the secret-society feel of a British private members’ club mixed with the casual dress of a pyjama party. That is the atmosphere of Luthan Hotel and Spa, a women-only establishment in Riyadh, the austere Saudi capital.

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1950: Welcome to Sunny Florida

I lived in Florida between 1950 and 1966. I arrived with my parents from Oregon in time to enter the first grade in Tallahassee. I left when I graduated from Florida State University for graduate school in Colorado and New York followed by a tour of duty in the Navy. 699 more words


February 28, 1942

Sue Cowan Williams represents African-American teachers in the Little Rock School District as the plaintiff in a class action lawsuit challenging the disparity between black and white teachers’ salaries in the segregated South. 9 more words