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Rupert Murdoch apologizes for 'real black President' tweet

...Barack Obama isn't a "real black president."Murdoch praised Republican...adding, "what about a real black President who can properly address the...whether he considered Obama a real black president, Carson replied, "Well, he's...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...boost power access and food security for millions on the continent. They stress the importance of America's first black president, one with a sprawling family still living in Kenya, capitalizing on his ability to speak not as a lecturing Westerner...
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Two women born in 1800s still alive

...of civil rights, the rise and fall of the fascists and Benito Mussolini, the first polio vaccines and the first black president of the United States.Jones, who lives in Brooklyn, currently tops a list of supercentenarians, or people who...
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Obama criticizes police, but also rioters

...hands of police, prompting protests and calls for criminal justice reform. Some have criticized America's first black president for not speaking out forcefully enough as he tries to avoid criticism of law enforcement, and he responded by calling...
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Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Mandela was laid to rest in his childhood hometown, ending a 10-day mourning period for South Africa's first black president. Michelle Bachelet easily won Chile's presidential runoff. Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, 96...
Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

...bearing, graying hair and raspy voice made him instantly recognizable across the globe. As South Africa's first black president, the ex-boxer, lawyer and prisoner No. 46664 paved the way to racial reconciliation with well-chosen gestures...
Tea party attitude toward Obama influenced by race, researchers say

...racial resentment among tea party members is expressed through their hostility toward Obama, the nation's first black president."It goes beyond just the economic issues," Abramowitz said. "It's a reaction against the trends the tea party...
Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela

...Nelson!"Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, was wearing the colors of the Springboks and 65...South Africa. He later became the country's first black president."He inspired others to reach for what appeared...
President Obama makes case to stay on the job

...acknowledged "my own failings" as he asked for a second term, four years after taking office as the nation's first black president.Citing progress toward recovery, he said, "After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we're...
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Intersecting history leads to hope, a new constellation

...might look like today if the vote had failed (only passed by two votes). Would we be here now?swearing in a black President on a day memorializing a Civil Rights Leader?President Lincoln's courage and success was rooted not just in his...


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