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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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'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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