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Race is the stealth issue as a black president downplays black rights
Obama uses his "black cultural vibe when it serves his purposes" stoking a sense of black pride and community.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 05:04 GMT
Could Julian Castro be 'the next Obama'?
A charismatic Latino mayor is set to gain national prominence after a major speech at the Democrats' convention.
Ali M Latifi
Last updated: 05 Sep 2012 13:06 GMT
The balance of political power in the US has been tipped in favour of a new-money elite with a chip on its shoulder.
Last updated: 24 May 2012 08:38 GMT
The shape of African American geopolitics
The Cold War era brought landmark gains in civil rights at the price of stunting black critique of foreign policy.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 11:43 GMT
The Third Intifada has already begun
'The Arab Spring ... is the commencement of the Third Intifada on a transnational, pan-Arab and pan-Muslim scale.'
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 14:25 GMT
Obama's ex-pastor defends sermons
Reverend accuses media of sensationalising his sermons on race and 9/11 attacks.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2008 21:07 GMT
Obama tries to calm race row
US presidential candidate says ex-pastor's remarks "divisive" but will not disown him.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2008 01:47 GMT
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In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
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