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Parades, picnics, and pluralism this July and beyond?

By NIZAR A. MOTANI, PH. D This July, make pluralism part of parades and picnics for greater peace and progress across the planet. Let us ponder what pluralism means and its critical need for stability and tranquility in our shared interdependent world. Pluralism was clearly recognized by President Ronald Reagan in his remarks at the […]

In 1966, His Highness the Aga Khan spoke brilliantly to African nations on seeking out areas of opportunity from new developments in computers and space

Compiled and prepared by ABDULMALIK MERCHANT
Publisher-Editor, Simerg, Barakah and Simergphotos

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) announced before a special joint session of Congress the dramatic and ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the Moon before the end of the decade. He said, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long-range exploration of space; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.” Continue Reading

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