The Brave Sage Of Timbuktu

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Abdel Kader Haidara gave up a business career to spend his life gathering and preserving the centuries-old manuscripts of northern Mali – and them risked life and limb to save them when Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb invaded Timbuktu in 2012.

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California’s Creative Economy? It’s Huge

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“The report notes that 7.8 percent of California’s gross state product is directly attributable to the creative industries, with an impact of more than $270 billion annually. The creative economy employs some 1.4 million people, either directly or indirectly.”

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