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Mary Bethune lifted herself from the cotton field to the White House as an adviser to the President of the United States. Her greatest accomplishment, however, was almost single-handily building Bethune-Cookman College in 1923.

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So the Tories have been returned with an overall majority to govern us for another five years. What does this mean for local democracy?

But he is their representative and will use whatever means necessary to gain the kind of power he's always wanted - even if it means tearing the country apart, creating a civil war or an armed revolution if he loses, or starting WWIII. Trump doesn't love America or Americans - Trump loves Trump.

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The age of vitriol: Edward Luce on US politics and social media

Social media is enabling prejudice to slip back into the mainstream. As the US goes to the polls, what does this mean for democracy?

#NigeriaDecides 2015: What Does the Emerging Opposition Challenge Mean for Democracy?

Larry Page of Google, take a look at this picture and see how PUTIN creates new borders on your maps. Do you think that it is a democratic way?... Here is an explanation for you what does the democracy mean; Because I think that you and the rest of PUTIN supporters don't understand the meaning of democracy.

The founding fathers knew what they were talking about! Why do you think they say "if you don't know history then you are doomed to repeat it"? Think about what all those old saying mean! They were gifts from out ancestors!! History DOES repeat itself but an educated patriot can keep a watchful eye on his republic and protect it, Many will try to corrupt and steal it!!

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What does it mean to be Canadian

What does it mean to be Canadian? Canada is anything but a homogenous Commonwealth state; nearly one million indigenous people rub shoulders with immigrants from around the world. "Open spaces, friendly people, democracy - and hockey: Canadians explain their national pride."

Democracy: A Life - Democracy is either aspired to as a goal or cherished as a birthright by billions of people throughout the world today - and has been for over a century. But what does it mean? And how has its meaning changed since it was first coined in ancient Greece? Democracy: A Life is a biography of the concept, looking at its many different manifestations and showing how it has changed over its long life, from ancient times right through to the present.