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    • long_gamma
    • 15.03.13 | 17:10 (IST)

    This is an odd piece. Thirty years ago a transfer student joins a cohort of 2000. 25 members of the cohort have no recollection of the student. Quotes start like "So I hung out with many black students..." that are reminiscent of that old saw "My Black friend says..." Other quotes end "...I knew everyone. But I never saw him around." Yes I am sure you were the BWOC, but you knew everyone? Or could it be that jews (see how I failed to capitalize they way blacks isn't) that decided to settle in Isreal is a fairly self-selected group with particular interests that may not have brought them into contact with young Obama?

    from the article: Obama's Israeli Columbia classmates don't recall the young president
    First published 18:56 15.03.13 | Last updated 18:56 15.03.13
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