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FICTION: A discovery in an old trunk leads to a life-changing trip. "Sankofa" by Chibundu Onuzo; Catapult (304 pages, $26) ——— Chibundu Onuzo's third novel, "Sankofa," opens in a voice and style that are unfamiliar — at least to this reader of her previous novels. The writing is clipped and mostly stripped of excess. Because the story is told from the first-person point of view — the ...

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Vice President Kamala Harris welcomes the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to the White House Thursday, where the two will dis…

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The civil rights struggles in the United States and the end of colonialism in Africa came at the same time and naturally the movements dovetailed.

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"The End of the End of the Earth" by Jonathan Franzen; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (240 pages, $26) ___ Jonathan Franzen's novels - "The Corrections," "Freedom," "Purity" - have been widely acclaimed, but in his nonfiction and in interviews he has acquired a reputation for being contrarian and cantankerous. He has had public feuds with everyone from Oprah to the Audubon Society, been called ...

Many retailers and galleries offer these baskets, which are handmade by women in Africa, helping them to become financially independent while bringing exotic and beautiful patterns into our homes.

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Kris Asleson is more than halfway to his goal of funding 50 "Farms in a Barrel" for his nonprofit corporation, thanks to a little help from th…

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The creator of the World Peace Game will be in Corvallis this week for a screening of a film about the game and a panel discussion on how it c…

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Over the last five years, Becca Tabor, 17, of Stayton has crafted numerous sewing projects as a member of the Mount Pleasant 4-H Club of Scio.

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