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A Black and White Country

It has been said that the United States is a model for the harmonious mixing of different races and nations, but this is not really the case. The so-called "melting pot" is a conceptual scheme that does not exist in reality. In the everyday life of the nation, whites go


While millions of people around the world know who John Lennon is, very few remember David Chapman. Yet the fate of the two men became irrevocably intertwined on December 8, 1980, when Chapman killed Lennon with four gunshots outside the Dakota building in New York City.

Professionalizing Translation

Martin Boyd St. Jerome, patron saint of translators, apparently never obtained certification Practically since the dawn of history, translation has been of vital importance to human society. All manner of interaction between different communities, whether for trade, cultural exchange, for waging war or making peace, has depended hugely upon the work of


MARTIN BOYD, WRITER AND TRANSLATOR Papalotero (Editorial Ink, 2012) A Novel An intercultural love story set in Toronto, Papalotero is a tribute to all those rare individuals who are blissfully courageous enough to devote their lives to doing what they truly love. Teresa Jones’s dreams of flying contrast sharply with her dreary, earthbound life