Leopold Sedar Senghor, the first President of independent Senegal, answered "Present" on three occasions when the rebirth of the world was necessary and possible.
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As catch phrases go, "Revolutionary Nonviolence" has not exactly caught the imagination of generations or legions of activists. Full of rhetoric and apparently contradictory meanings, those two words balanced against one another appear to confuse as many people as they inspire.
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Sedar Senghor, poet, cultural thinker, and first President of independent Senegal. At a time when the dialogue among civilizations as well as a possible clash among civilizations is on the world political agenda, it is useful to look at the lasting contribution of Senghor in an article devoted to Senghor as a poet and cultural thinker.
I watched two men enter the lobby of the Hotel Mowafaq.
Most Afghans seemed to glide up the center of the lobby staircase with their shawls trailing behind them like Venetian cloaks. But these men wore Western jackets, walked quietly, and stayed close to the banister. I felt a hand on my shoulder. It was the hotel manager.