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Stars come together for new PBS documentary

...sky," as a Chinese proverb says of women.The documentary looks at child prostitution in India, sexual assaults in Sierra Leone and maternal mortality in Somaliland where, according to the documentary, one in 12 women dies in childbirth because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-10-01/stars-come-together
Serena Williams healthy, ready for Olympics

...since she made the U.S. Olympic team as a member of the relay pool.Tarmoh says her brother John Mannah was born in Sierra Leone and moved to London with his father when he was 8 years old. Her mother ended up relocating to San Jose, Calif...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-24/serena-williams-healthy-
Teachers wanted to study Gullah culture

...stories and songs. Prior researchers traced a song sung by Gullah on the Georgia coast to the West African nation of Sierra Leone.The professors will share their findings and the firsthand sources of their research to the visiting teachers next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/teachers-wanted-study-gullah-
'The Amistad Rebellion' delves into slavery and historical impact

...other crew members, slashed at the captain, seized the ship, and forced their Spanish "owners" to sail back to Sierra Leone.But the surviving Spaniards tricked the Africans and kept the Amistad near American shores, hoping that U.S. authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-02-05/amistad-rebellion-delves-sla
Charleston's Mt. Zion Spiritual Singers keep tradition alive

...starting in the late 1600s and preserved on South Carolina and Georgia sea islands.Gullah, a word believed to come from Sierra Leone's Gola tribe, also describes the speakers, often descendants of those slaves who brought their rice-growing skills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-10-02/charlestons-mt-zion-spiritual-singe
QVC goes to Washington to market all things Obama

...Among the items QVC has been selling since the election are a Barack Obama stamp collection, with stamps from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Grenada, St. Vincent and The Grenadines ($38.88). One set has an Obama-Biden half-dollar coin and a 1939...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/18/liv_508063.shtml
Life & style
Children are fighting wars

...International. Of these, approximately one-third are fighting in civil wars in Africa. In recent years, Sudan, Sierra-Leone, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, have come under international scrutiny for the high number of child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/03/xtr_460816.shtml
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...Hounsou) is forced to help a soldier of fortune (Leonardo Di Caprio) recover a rare pink diamond in war-ravaged Sierra Leone in the late 1990s. Masters BREACH (****, PG-13) Based on the true story of Robert Hanssen, the FBI agent-turned-spy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/30/liv_122402.shtml
Life & style
Mini reviews

...Hounsou) is forced to help a soldier of fortune (Leonardo DiCaprio) recover a rare pink diamond in war-ravaged Sierra Leone in the late 1990s. Masters BREACH (****, PG-13) Based on the true story of Robert Hanssen, the FBI agent-turned-spy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/29/mov_122098.shtml
Movies
'Blood Diamond' is graceful look at complex issue

...audiences and pundits alike. Blood Diamond utilizes the political point to tell a compelling story, though. Set in Sierra Leone during the bloody revolution that rocked the country in 1999, the film centers on a disillusioned diamond smuggler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/mov_121222.shtml
Movies