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Pop Star Michael Jackson. Photograph: Rex Features
Michael Jackson: We span, shuffled and combed our hair up high – to be like the boy on Bandstand
As dusk fell on Brooklyn on Thursday evening the car windows stayed open so that Michael Jackson could provide the ­soundtrack to the end of a rare sunny day.
Labour may deserve to lose – but the country doesn't deserve the Tories
In the very first speech after he was elected in 1997 Tony Blair told his Sedgefield constituents: "If we have done well then I know what this is a vote for. It is a vote for the future. It is not a vote for outdated dogma or ­ideology of any kind."
US conservatives are fighting for the rights of a minority – white men
'You do not choose to be a son or a daughter," argues Kwame ­Anthony Appiah in The Ethics of Identity. "A Serb or a Bosnian; a Korean or an Mbuti ... In all sorts of ways ... our identities are neither wholly scripted for us nor wholly scripted by us."
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No Place Like Home – A Black Briton’s Journey through the American South
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'The idea of retracing the route is a great one, urgent and necessary.'
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