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CHARLESTON, on the coast of South Carolina, USA, abounds with Southern charm. Pillared buildings sit in magnolia-filled gardens, visible from streets which date back to the 18th century. Two centuries of plantation economics have left behind shaded porches, steepled churches and cobbled streets.
Mary Hatton describes a unique series of exchanges between Britain and the Arab world.
The slave trade has left deep scars. Ann Rignall meets a group of people remembering the past to shape a better future
When Matthew Waletofea decided to work for peace in his country, he knew he was putting his life at risk. He talks to Caz Hore-Ruthven.
The day before Christine Jacobs, one of the ‘stolen generations’ of Aboriginal Australians, was due to speak at the launch of Australia’s National Day of Healing, she was knocked down by a car and killed. Her 14-year-old daughter, Tamara, read her speech at the event in the Great Hall of Parliament on 25 May.
Mary Lean visits an innercity area of Nottingham, England, and meets the residents who are determined to rescue it from guns, drugs and crime.
Junaid Moosa took part in the latest Clean Africa Campaign leadership training programme in S Africa.
Fifty years after a schoolgirl’s bid for equal education launched the Civil Rights struggle in the US, Hannibal B Johnson takes stock.
When racial segregration came under attack in the 1950s, Bob Webb defended it in his columns and editorials. But he came to see things differently.
A child’s perspective is often unexpected, occasionally amusing, sometimes challenging.