The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune with Where Y'Art gallery. Today: educator Brother Martin Hernandez. The icon: Brother Martin Hernandez. The legacy: "We are not here to teach boys how to make a living," educator Brother Martin Hernandez is credited with once saying, "but how to make a life." For five decades, he did just that, as a teacher and school administrator in New Orleans, as well as in Alabama, Texas, New York and Uganda, and later as a three-term provincial general of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. A local legend in the education field and the namesake of Brother Martin High School, his influence would extend beyond the classroom, including as a key figure in the formation of the New Orleans prep league. He wasn't a coddler, though. He was a … [Read more...] about Who was Brother Martin? And why does he have a school named after him?
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LONDON - NOVEMBER 12: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry arrive at a Gala Performance of 'We Are Most Amused' at the Wimbledon Theatre on November 12, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: (L-R) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and guests pose for a photograph as they attend The Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration held at Buckingham Palace on May 22, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (L) and his wife Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (C), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, listen as her husband Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (unseen), speaks during the Prince of Wales's 70th Birthday Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London on May 22, 2018. - The Prince of … [Read more...] about Prince Harry never thought Camilla was a ‘wicked stepmother,’ and says people should ‘feel sorry for her’
NEW DELHI: The nation on Friday paid homage to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who is fondly remembered as the 'People's President' and the 'Missile Man of India' on his third death anniversary. Born on October 15, 1931, in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram, Dr APJ Kalam served as the 11th President of India between 2002 and 2007. Kalam, who had penned several books and inspired millions through his philosophy of 'simple living and high thinking', died due to a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong on July 27, 2015. As an eminent scientist, educationist, author, visionary, philanthropist and orator, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam donned several hats in his life. Fondly known as the 'missile man', he played a crucial role in the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests. He was also associated with India's space program and missile development program. After serving his full term as the President, Kalam did what he loved the most till he breathed his … [Read more...] about Nation remembers ‘missile man’ APJ Abdul Kalam on 3rd death anniversary: Inspiring quotes and interesting facts
The past five years have seen growing alarm at the use of televised confessions, particularly in high-profile political cases. This week, Safeguard Defenders launched an in-depth report into the methods, motives, and consequences of these broadcasts. The report emphasizes the highly choreographed nature of the confessions, which are the product of close direction, tight scripting, calculated costuming, careful staging, intense rehearsal, multiple takes, and sometimes heavy editing. (As CDT has previously covered, this artifice extends beyond the detention center to the courtroom and social media.) The report details some 45 confessions recorded since 2013, 60% of them by journalists, bloggers, publishers, lawyers, NGO workers, or activists. It draws on accounts from victims including "Black Friday" detainees, lawyer Wang Yu, her husband Bao Longjun, and lawyer Chen Taihe; Hong Kong-based bookseller Lam Wing-Kee and the daughter of his Swedish colleague Gui Minhai; British corporate … [Read more...] about Report Details Who, How, and Why of China’s Televised Confessions
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, has described the Offa robbery attack as barbaric and unfortunate, saying no effort should be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice. The Media Aide to the governor, Mr Sola Fasure, in a statement on Saturday in Osogbo, said Aregbesola made the remarks during a condolence visit to Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Oloyede in Offa, Kwara. The governor called on security agencies at various levels to launch thorough investigation to unravel those involved in the incident. “What happened last week was very unfortunate, barbaric, saddening and uncalled for. “It was like what happened about 132 years ago in this town. “I deemed it fit to be here in my capacity, not only as a governor, but as a brother, friend and in-law to the people of Offa and Kwara State in general. “The incident has once again challenged us on the need to tighten internal security and I am very sure that the perpetrators would not go unpunished. “As Muslims, we … [Read more...] about Offa robbery barbaric, unfortunate, says Aregbesola