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One day a woman was walking along the beach upon which hundreds of starfish had been washed up and now lay stranded on the sand.
As she continued walking, she noticed a young girl in the distance, picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean.
Posted in Parables and Stories
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Susan notes: this beautiful piece by Cory Eldridge found me in a roundabout way. Someone had posted a link to another story by Eldridge on a blog that I follow.
After I savoured the short essay, which I can only describe as one of the best pieces of writing about expat workers that I have ever read, I scrolled down to find the one below about two young Muslim girls in an American schoolyard. It's also beautiful. And particularly touching given the recent stabbing murder of Marwa Sherbini, 31, an Egyptian woman living in Germany.
Posted in Poetry & Prose
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Clara Zetkin (5 July 1857 - 20 June 1933) was an influential socialist German politician and a fighter for women's rights.
Until 1917, she was active in the Social Democratic Party of Germany, then she joined the Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (USPD) and its far-left wing, the Spartacist League.
Posted in Profiles & Bios
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Gaye Adegbalola, one of the three amazing women that comprise Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, was militantly anti-white, until her then-young son and his best friend made her re-think her stance.
She tells the story during this short and heartfelt interview...
Posted in Women Worldwide
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Rape is by no means a laughing matter.
But using humour to get a message across in a way that makes it easy for people to understand, share and support makes infinite sense.
Here are four superbly funny and tragically tongue-in-cheek takes on the legitimate rape issue:
Posted in Amazing Susan's Blog