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Obama 2007 until today – My view in photos and words

I first saw Barack Obama speak in New York City in the summer of 2007. On that day, surprised by the multi-generational, multi-racial crowd, I realized that something very major was going to happen in the next (2008) election.      2008 came… I spent a lot of time writing and doing TV and radio […]

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King’s dream meets Obama’s reality

One year in office for a black president was never going to be long enough to cool America’s heated battles over race  Martin Luther King at the Lincoln Memorial in 1968. Barack Obama used the day before his inauguration to honour King. Photograph: Francis Miller/Getty The past year has provided the world with the opportunity […]

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Who’s the racist, Rupert?

By backing Glenn Beck’s wild rant that Barack Obama is racist, Rupert Murdoch is as incendiary as his Fox News pundits When watching the likes of Glenn Beck (or other pundits of his leanings) on Fox News, I’m not just alarmed by the man himself. It takes a big team of people to sustain a daily TV […]