For over 20 years, the Second Sudanese Civil War has been active, making it one of the longest running conflicts in history. "We saw a lot of bad things traveling,” Ayen Kuot said from the living room of her Mobile, Ala. home. "Very bad things.”
The horrors of Sudan, halfway across the world, still chug in Duop Wuol's veins, urging him to do something. So this month, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs philosophy major, husband, father of four, and former Southern Sudan refugee waged a truly all-American protest: He started a website.
Fatima Haroun's delicate handshake reveals nothing of her tormented life back in Darfur. Today she is a social worker for the City of Philadelphia, a mother, and the vice president of the Darfur Alert Coalition, a nonprofit based in Philadelphia.