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The Shadows of Dallas

August 1, 2016 // La Croix - France - French

The election, then the re-election, of Barack Obama had raised a wind of hope among African-Americans. They wanted to believe that the fight for equality of rights – led by Martin Luther King and others at the end of the 20th century – would see a growth under Obama’s presidency toward a calmer and more [Read more]

Obama Says, ‘We Are Not Divided’

July 17, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It was the 11th time since the beginning of his presidency that a mass shooting compelled him to give a condolence speech. Maybe this is why American President Barack Obama did not hide the dejection he still feels, nearly a week after the assassination of five police officers in Dallas, Texas. In front of police [Read more]

Horror in Dallas

July 14, 2016 // El País - Spain - Spanish

As these episodes show, changing the laws is not enough if you do not change attitudes that give wings to racism and violence.
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