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An end to "victimhood"?

Justin Webb | 17:49 UK time, Thursday, 6 November 2008

This is a subject rather lost in all the general fuss - justified fuss - about the racial significance of the Obama victory.

It is a sensitive subject, particularly for those of us who have never been victims of racism.

But I wonder now whether it will become a theme of the Obama presidency - in effect, it is the Bill Cosby take on modern race relations; the claim that, to an extent, the current plight of many black Americans is the fault of black culture.

And that culture must now change.

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