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xenophobia

The best of America : Obama's refreshing perspective on Xenophobia

Posted by paa.kwesi on Thu, 03/20/2008 - 18:20

Mr Obama did a great job explaining America's ills and pointing to a pragmatic way to move beyond it (see speech here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=zrp-v2tHaDo . Read transcript here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/18/us/politics/18text-obama.html). I've been in a few 'black' churches in the US and have been shocked by some of the controversial statements made from pulpits. But then again I've also witnessed some downright disrespectful behavior towards American 'blacks' which makes those statements understandable.