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Obama calls for end to US racial 'stalemate'

Rejects, offers context for minister's sermons

By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / March 19, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA - In response to calls to condemn provocative sermons by his former pastor, Barack Obama yesterday delivered one of his own: a frank reflection on the problems of race in America that rejected the minister's words but also drew a broader personal and historical context in which to read them. (Full article: 1152 words)

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