Who Gets Accepted and Who Gets Rejected? Status in the Production of Social Science | RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

This article considers science as a stratified social system that may reflect and reproduce broader social patterns of stratification. Analyses are based on a unique data archive with more than ten thousand published and unpublished manuscripts and the associated peer reviews, all submitted between 1990 and 2010 to the American…

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Excitement As Wakanda Forever Premieres At AFRIFF | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ahead of the theatrical release of Marvel Studio’s Black Panther, Wakanda Forever, celebrities, filmmakers, movie lovers and media practitioners gathered for the African Premiere of the blockbuster on the opening night of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF).The event which was held at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX, Lekki in Lagos was…

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20-year-old Nigerian Lady wins global award for being able to speak 11 foreign languages fluently, celebrates achievement | Scholarship Region

Favour Chisimidi who is a language prodigy can speak fluently in Korean, Swahili, Shona, Indonesian, Filipino, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, English and Igbo Language. She learned to speak all the languages without leaving the shores of Nigeria. According to reports, the 20-year-old prodigy is currently learning to speak the Yoruba…

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People Are Boycotting The BLACK PANTHER Movie Over This Historical Revelation

The original Black Panther was a woman, Sarrounia Mangou. The stories for the comic and movie were grafted from essays and stories publicized by Baba Credo Mutwa. Because they’re about traditions and legends that are cultural property, Hollywood gets away with rewriting and packaging them in a way that is…

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Opinion | An Open Letter to Bill Gates on Food, Farming, and Africa | Community Alliance for Global Justice/AGRA Watch

There is no shortage of practical solutions and innovations by African farmers and organizations. We invite you to step back and learn from those on the ground. At the same time, we invite high profile news outlets to be more cautious about lending credibility to one wealthy white man’s flawed…

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Dwyane Wade left to defend trans daughter against her ‘good Christian mother’

As a woman who claims to be a “good Christian mother,” I’ve yet to see her make any sacrifice or effort to leave her own home to participate in her children’s lives in over a decade. Zaya is not that same 3 year (old) child anymore and she’s screaming that…

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Hair Straightening Chemicals Associated With Higher Uterine Cancer Risk – NIH study finds Black women may be more affected due to higher use

Women who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using these products, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. The researchers found no associations with uterine cancer for other hair products that the women…

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She was diagnosed with cancer at 28. Her lawsuit blames hair relaxers.

In a federal lawsuit filed last week in the Northern District of Illinois, Mitchell blames the hair products that she’s been using since she was in grade school. Naming five companies as defendants, including L’Oréal, Mitchell alleges that the chemical hair straighteners she had been applying to her scalp for…

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