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Owura Kwadwo Hottish illustrates a window of Microsoft Word using colored chalk on a blackboard. He uses it to teach computer skills to students at the Betenase M/A Junior High School in Kumasi, Ghana. Frimpong Innocent hide caption

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Computer Teacher With No Computers Chalks Up Clever Classroom Plan

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Standing on the bench, new girl Ericka is portrayed by Nabiyah Be. Ericka is from Ohio and she's biracial. Her lighter skin puts her in the lead when a recruiter for the Miss Ghana pageant comes calling. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'African Mean Girls' Are The Toast Of New York Theater

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After Sulley Muntari (right) heard racial slurs from fans during a match in Sardinia, Italy, on April 30, he protested — and got a yellow card from the referee. A supporter holds the card aloft. Enrico Locci/Getty Images hide caption

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Judith Ausah (left) and Evelyn Sewodey create solar panels at the Lady Volta Vocational Center for Electricity and Solar Power in Ghana. "At first, I thought it was man's work," says Ausah, whose 2-month-old daughter stays in the school nursery. "But I came here and saw that, yes, women can do it." Ginanne Brownell/For NPR hide caption

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