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But you wouldn't expect that for another generation: they only really  arrived in the 60s. (50s?)

In one sense Obama is riding on the coattails of the native African-American population, on another he's the beneficiary of being a recent immigrant without a slave background and being half well-connected white.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Jan 20th, 2009 at 04:44:56 PM EST
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