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Welcome to the prototype for Fully-Connected.com, offering a new vision in digital media that connects people from Atlanta to Accra through interactive journalism and social networking. We will also provide training and opportunities for journalists, students and citizens who want to connect the dots by telling stories about their communities and global roots. Allow us to help you get fully connected!

Credits: Photos from Ghana by Wendy Johnson/Age of Awareness and from One Nation rally in Washington by Amber Smith/Howard University News Service

    Egypt Into the Abyss

    Egypt Into the Abyss

    By Sunni M. Khalid  In the 61 years of Egypt’s republic, through four conventional wars with Israel, decades of military dictatorship and emergency law, waves of political repression and economic stagnation, there had never been a day like Wednesday, August 14,2013 – a date that shall remain forever etched in Egypt’s collective psyche. At dawn, […]

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    Ganging Up

    Ganging Up

      A group of rival crews shot up a funeral procession in Washington, leaving one dead and two injured. Untold innocent bystanders are caught in cross fire intended to settle beefs. Gang activity has also shaken cities around the world from Chicago to Capetown, South Africa. What’s  being done to combat this problem? FullyConnected.com looks […]

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    'African Village' Emerges on Chicago's 79th Street

    ‘African Village’ Emerges on Chicago’s 79th Street

    After establishing political and economic bases around the Windy City, African immigrants are trying to do the same on 79th Street. “We see this as an anchor around which we can see other community development aspects flourishing and, over time, use it to create our resources and, hopefully, our political power, just like in other […]

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    Turning the Tide on AIDS

    Turning the Tide on AIDS

    Danny Glover celebrates each birthday at a place of social significance. For his 66th birthday, he was in Washington, D.C., for the 19th International AIDS Conference, where the prevailing sentiment was that the epidemic’s end is in sight. “We need to be part of the dialogue,” said Glover, who watched a close friend with AIDS […]

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    The Insurance Gap

    The Insurance Gap

    For three weeks, Khary A. Matthews has watched fellow patients come and go in a three-bed ward at Howard University Hospital, where he says he was recovering from a seizure and meningitis. Like 50 million people nationwide, Matthews is uninsured—a situation that could be eased under the Affordable Care Act. Besides lacking insurance, Matthews knows […]

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    Another View of Kony Campaign

    Another View of Kony Campaign

    Roughly 100 million people saw the ”Kony 2012” clip that Invisible Children posted on YouTube in early March, making it one of the most viral videos ever. “Joseph Kony, the Ugandan warlord and leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), recently gained a sudden fame which he probably would have preferred to do without,” Cameroonian freelancer Julie […]

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    News

    Egypt Into the Abyss
    Egypt Into the Abyss

    By Sunni M. Khalid  In the 61 years of Egypt’s republic, through four conventional wars with Isra…

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    Music

    Lyrical Language
    Lyrical Language

    Keinan Abdi Warsame, better known as K’naan, had people around the world literally “Wavi…

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    Transforming communities in Brazil with cell phones
    Transforming communities in Brazil with cell phones

    By Caroline Sainsard Salvador da Bahia, Brazil – August 31, 2013 On July 31, the VOJO project, a c…

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    Film

    Haile Gerima's 'Teza' Available on DVD
    Haile Gerima’s ‘Teza’ Available on DVD

    Action. Romance. Historical facts. Humor. “Teza” has it all. Ethiopian-born filmmaker H…

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    Business Boom
    Business Boom

    With a message to “wear yourself,” Moshood has draped the masses in his loose-fitting, f…

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