09 juillet 2009

For Russian Blacks, Obama Visit Stirs Special Interest

Yelena Khanga says that "while not everything was easy," you can't compare the black plight in Russia to "the kinds of things that happened in America." July 06, 2009 By Kevin O'Flynn MOSCOW -- The visit to Russia by Barack Obama, the first black man to be elected president of the United States, is significant for many Russians. But for Russians of African descent, in particular, the new U.S. leader is a potent symbol of triumph over the same challenges they themselves face in a country where... [Lire la suite]
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