- Aug 30, 2021
- 2 min
Seeing is believing: Understanding Empire and Early Abolitionism in Portuguese History
It was the map, overlaying the enormous countries of Angola and Mozambique on Europe, that initially intrigued me. Sometimes you really...
- Apr 27, 2018
- 4 min
Claiming My Freedom to Move--and Improve
Freedom of movement on one’s own two feet is a fundamental human right. It was so basic to English common law that the Founders didn’t...
- Dec 1, 2014
- 1 min
Capoeira Recognized as Part of the Irreplaceable Cultural Heritage of Humanity
UNESCO, the cultural arm of the United Nations system, has recently inscribed capoeira, the distinctive Afro-Brazilian martial art, on...