U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, of New Jersey's 10th Congressional District. (Wikimedia Commons)
Payne, NJ's first black congressman, was 77.
Janice Kamenir-Reznik (photo by Matt Pressberg).
She has spent a lifetime giving her voice to those who are muzzled.
Sudanese rebels in the South Kordofan state said Sunday that they captured 29 Chinese workers.
United States to recognize the new country upon formation.
Southern Sudanese women in Juba in 2009. (Photo by Stein Ove Korneliussen via Flickr)
South Sudan is one step closer to independence.
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Southern Sudanese women in Juba. (Photo by Stein Ove Korneliussen via Flickr)
Voting will take place for the next week.
South Sudan votes Sunday to gain independence.
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