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Monk Thoughts 21: Youth and Responsibility – An African Perspective

So it happened that I was watching a video in which a young man in his early 20s called Jamal was expressing his indignation at the way the Fort Worth, Texas Police handled the gruesome death of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28 year old black woman on the never-ending list of black people mowed down by …

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Monk Thoughts 20# : The Greatest Act of Charity

And so it happened that I was present at a discourse which had the concept of charity as its centrepiece. There were many interesting viewpoints from everyone involved and I spent most of my time listening, making mental notes, comparing, contrasting and looking at all perspectives on the concept which is charity. It happened that …