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Equatorial Africa

Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that sometimes is used to refer to tropical Africa, or the equatorial region of Sub-Saharan Africa traversed by the Equator. Central Africa French Equatorial Africa Tropics "Equatorial Africa: Material Culture from Peoples of the Congo, Uganda & Kenya". Museum of Anthropology. College of Arts & Science University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Archived from the original on 19 December 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015. "Africa - Equatorial Africa Deposition Network Project". The World Bank Group. Retrieved 12 August 2015

Scott Gardiner

Scott Gardiner is an Australian professional golfer. Gardiner has played on the PGA Tour of Australasia and its developmental tour, the Von Nida Tour, where he won once, he played on the European Tour from 2001 to 2003. He played on the Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2012. After the 2012 season, he graduated to the PGA Tour and made his Tour debut at the 2013 Sony Open in Hawaii, he finished 177th on both the money list and the FedEx Cup. He played the Tour Finals, finishing in eighth place to retain his PGA Tour card for 2014. Gardiner is the first person of Aboriginal descent to earn a PGA Tour card. 2005 Queensland PGA Championship Amateur Eisenhower Trophy: 2000 Bonallack Trophy: 2000 2012 Tour graduates 2013 Tour Finals graduates Scott Gardiner at the PGA Tour official site Scott Gardiner at the PGA Tour of Australasia official site Scott Gardiner at the European Tour official site Scott Gardiner at the Official World Golf Ranking official site

I Married a Jew

"I Married a Jew" is an essay by Gretchen Lewis published in The Atlantic in the January 1939 issue. It discusses her marriage to a Jewish man, referred to as Ben in the article. Herself being a Christian White American of German descent, she describes her marriage as an interracial marriage; the article discusses the assimilation of Jews and other minorities into a white American mainstream culture. She writes that she tries "to see things from the Nazis' point of view," to "the hurt confusion" of her Jewish husband; the essay became the subject of extensive commentary after The Atlantic published its archive on the Internet in 2008, leading to the article's rediscovery and going viral. The commentary focused on the topics of white privilege and the prejudices in America at the time, pointed out her naïveté and the fact that "the author, a liberal-minded young woman, manages nonetheless to be spectacularly wrong about just about everything." Jonathan Chait wrote that "she tries to take a balanced, blame-both-sides-equally approach to the anti-Semitism issue" and called her "the world’s first recorded Shiksplainer," a portmanteau of the disparaging Yiddish term shiksa, meaning a non-Jewish woman or girl, mansplainer.

Olga Khazan wrote that the "tone-deaf" article serves as a cautionary tale against Islamophobia today, noted that it "echoes current conversations about European Muslim identity."The article was published anonymously, but her name was published in the Catalog of Copyright Entries. According to the article, Lewis was around 29 years old when it was published in 1939. My Daughter Married a Negro

Bolton Pride

Bolton Pride is an annual Pride event celebrating LGBT+ life in Bolton and was first held in 2015. A parade through the town and finishing in Victoria Square in front of the town hall was added in the event's second year, it has grown year on year and in 2017, Bolton Pride won the Tell MAMA Award at the #No2H8 Crime Awards for their role in dealing with hate crime. It includes a parade and live music; the first Bolton Pride was founded in 2015 by Liz Pycroft. The aim was to encourage Bolton to become more LGBT friendly and used the slogan "Love Bolton, hate homophobia". Ian McKellen was guest of honour at the first Bolton Pride; the creation of the event was a reaction to the release of statistics in early 2015 which showed that hate crime against LGBT people in Bolton had increased 135% in the previous year. Two years Bolton Pride won the Tell MAMA Award at the #No2H8 Crime Awards for their role in dealing with hate crime. For Bolton Pride's second year a parade was introduced and continued the ‘Love Bolton, hate homophobia’ theme.

It took place from 23 to 25 September and included a candle-lit vigil to commemorate victims of hate crime. Bolton Pride 2017 was held on the weekend of 1 October, it featured a candlelit vigil, an LGBT film night, live music. The parade featured around 500 people with floats. Bolton Pride 2018 took place on 21–23 September, it consisted of a vigil, stalls in the market and Victoria Square, a parade themed around The Greatest Showman and finishing in Victoria Square, Bolton Pride 2019 was held over three days from 20 September to 22 September. The event was organised by volunteers from across the surrounding areas; some of the volunteer organisers include: Samina Pierrette Squires and Rose Adamson-Clark. The festival weekend began on Friday 20 September 2019 with a Bolton FM street party in the afternoon with the Town Hall being highlighted in the colours of the rainbow flag in the evening. On Saturday 21 September 2019, there was a parade from Queen’s Park to Victoria Square where there was live entertainment in Victoria Square until early evening with evening events at local venues – The Alma Inn and The Venue.

On the final day, Sunday 22 September 2019, there was a Family Fun Day with activities, and, stalls from local charities, community groups and businesses in Victoria Square and the Market Place. Each year, Bolton Pride holds the Diversity Awards to recognise work supporting the LGBT community in Bolton. Official website "Bolton Pride Wins the Tell MAMA Hate Crime Award at the No2H8 Crime Awards – 2017" via YouTube

Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation

The Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation a National trade union center of Azerbaijan. It is led by Sattar S. Mehbaliyev as chairman; the Confederation covers 17,430 trade unions including Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and 26 Area Trade Unions. A law of Azerbaijan "On trade unions", adopted on 24 February 1994, defines the rights of trade unions and their members to protect their labor and economic rights and legitimate interests in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention and Recommendation of the International Labor Organization and the European Social Charter. Trade union legislation includes the Constitution of Azerbaijan and other legislative acts relating to the activities of trade unions of Azerbaijan. Trade unions may have local and national status. Congressional Assembly consists of 5 members from every member organization. Executive Committee includes just one member from every member organization. ATUC press body is Ulfet newspaper; the newspaper is member of ITUC since 2000.

ATUC`s I Congress was held in 1998, II Congress in 2003, the III Congress in 2008, the IV Congress in 2013. Trade Union Council of the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan was established on December 4, 1921; the Council includes 3 27 city/district, as well as 3 joint trade union committees. Trade Union Federation “KEND-GIDA-ISH” - was established in 1906 as Trade Union of Manufacturers of Food Products with 230 members for the first time. In 1986, it was renamed Trade Union of Agrarian Industrial Complex` Workers, in 1991 Azerbaijan Trade Union of Agrarian Industrial Complex` Workers, “KEND-GIDA-ISH” Trade Union Federation in 2000. Trade Union Federation"Khidmeti-ISH"- was established on September 29, 2000; the Federation includes 5 republican committees: Trade union committee of trade, public catering and cooperative workers, health centers, sports, fishing, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Baku and Sumgayit town trade union committees, 5 educational institutions, trade union committees of the National Culinary Center, 52084 trade union members.

"Metal-Ish" Trade Union Federation- was established in 1996. It incorporates mining, metallurgy and general mechanical engineering, radio-electronic and agricultural machinery and other relevant field workers. Trade Union of Auto Transport and Road facilities Workers –was founded in XX century and has 14 000 members and incorporates 176 primary organizations; the trade union joined ISTU, as well as IFTW. Trade Union Republican Committee of Municipal Workers- was established on 4 April 2002 in accord with the Constitution of Azerbaijan Republic, "Trade Unions" on law of Azerbaijan, legislative acts related to trade union activities to protect labor and economic rights, in parallel lawful interests of the workers of this sector. Trade Union of "Baku Steel Company" JSC Workers – was established on 6 October 2004, it gained the title LLC Trade Union Workers in 2010. The trade union has 1800 members working at "Baku Steel Company" and "Baku Oxygen Company" OJSC. Trade Union Republican Committee of the workers of Government Agencies and Public Service unites trade union members working as public servants, as well as civil servants in the field of law enforcement, in banks and service areas.

The trade union including 10 united, 75 city/rayon and 1475 primary organizations, has 68 thousand members. Trade Union Republican Committee of Railway Workers The first railway trade union organization of Azerbaijan Railways was established on 7 October 1905, in the conference of Transcaucasia and Central Asia Railway Workers. After the establishment of the USSR the trade union was a part of the Transcaucasia Railway Trade Union. Once the Independent Azerbaijan Railway was organized on October 13, 1955, trade union of railway workers of Azerbaijan continued its activity independently. In 2001 it was called Independent Trade Union Republican Committee of Railway Workers including of 170 enterprises and organizations, it has about 30 thousand members. Trade Union of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences was established in October 1992; the trade union with 9877 members includes 45 primary organizations. It joined Azerbaijan Trade Union Confederation in 1998. Once every 5 years a congress of the trade union is held, organized by the Assembly.

Trade Union Republican Committee of Defense Industry Workers - was established in 1991. It connects the employees of defense industry and related enterprises, the areas of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan dealing with similar activities, Institutions of State Special Engineering and Conversion Committee. Trade Union Republican Committee of Cultural Workers - was founded in December 25, 1992 and joined ATUC in 1993; the trade union with 53.238 members includes 781 trade union organizations. Trade Union of Metropolitan Workers - was established in 2003 and incorporated into the ATUC. 13 primary trade union committees, 41 workshop trade unions and 89 trade union organizations operate under TUMW. The trade union has 4657 members. Trade Union Republican Committee of Oil and Gas Industry Workers - was reestablished in 1997; the trade union with 88667 members includes 6 committees on organizational and social-economic issues, collective agreements and health protection, labor disputes and gender.

“Azersu” Trade Union of Workers of Water Economy - was established in accord with Azerbaijan`s Constitution, law of Azerbaijan “On Trade Unions” in March 2006 in order to represent and defend the labor rights of its members. Trade Union of Natural Recourses and Ecology - was founded in 2002; the trade union has

Franco Enna

Franco Enna was the best known pseudonym of Francesco Cannarozzo, an Italian writer. He was born in Castrogiovanni, Sicily, on the 16 September 1921, the son of a police sergeant, died at Lugano, Switzerland, on 19 July 1990. For his work, he was awarded the Eunus Prize by the Kiwanis Club of Enna, in 1986. Francesco Cannarozzo was a poet, a playwright, a journalist, a prolific writer of detective novels and science fiction, he was best known as Franco Enna, but wrote under his true name as well as many English pseudonyms, including Lou Happings, Andrew Maxwell, James Douglas, Thomas Freed, Richard Shell, Lewis Allen Scott, Herry Graham, Max Reditone, Carlton Gibbs. Much of his work was published in the science fiction magazine Urania, he became well known among science fiction fans following the publication in Urania of his novel L'astro lebbroso in March 1955. His early detective novels were set in foreign locations, but in the 1970s he moved to more familiar Italian locales, notably in Mamma lupara published in 1972, in the series of books about Federico Sartori.

Franco Enna came to be known as the writer. Italo Calvino and Alberto Savinio had said that the Italian countryside could not be the background to a thriller. Enna used the format of a detective novel as an opportunity to show his view of the world. Sicily became the perfect setting to tell stories steeped in passion. Enna's best known character was inspector Federico Sartori, a Sicilian police officer plagued by incurable nostalgia, led by adventure and by love through intricate and compelling stories. Around this character Franco Enna developed a wealth of fictional episodes which had considerable public success and earned him the nickname of "the Italian Simenon"