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Obama’s Grace

July 8, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

Obama remembers the symbols, psalms and songs, which were all the blacks had to share in the cotton fields in the South.

Historic Week

July 5, 2015 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

Suddenly, by the end of June, what will possibly be Barack Obama's most important week happened.

All Americans, Black or White

July 5, 2015 // La Croix - France - French

Americans are about to experience an important moment in their collective history. On Friday*, President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy for Clementa Pinckney, the pastor killed along with eight church members — two men and six women — on June 17 in a Protestant church in Charleston, South Carolina. All of the [Read more]

Cowardly Denial

June 28, 2015 // La Presse - Canada - French

Because the act was insane, we assume that it could only have been committed by a crazy person. As if hate couldn’t exist outside of insanity.

Everyday Racism in the US

June 27, 2015 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

South Carolina's governor wants to ban the confederate flag. That's nice of her, but what's needed is a more comprehensive rethinking.
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