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The story behind King's famed jail letter
The 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' created the moral blueprint for the civil rights movement.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 18:04 GMT
Obama's Africa rhetoric: Beware!
President Obama's symbolic visit to Africa will not usher any paradigm-shifting policies, writes Abdi Samatar.
Abdi Ismail Samatar
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:24 GMT
US prosecutors drop case against John Edwards
Justice department closes book against the former presidential hopeful charged with misusing campaign funds.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2012 02:57 GMT
John Edwards on trial over mistress money
Two-time US presidential hopeful goes on trial for allegedly using campaign funds to hide affair from public and wife.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 01:53 GMT
Preserving Dr King's legacy
Martin Luther King Jr returns to the national mall in Washington after 48 years as his memorial is inducted.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2011 13:32 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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'I witnessed the Peshawar massacre'
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Turkey's emerging police state
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