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Obama Visit to Soweto Seen as Bow to Struggle for Freedomi
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June 25, 2013 9:30 PM
During his tour of Africa, President Barack Obama plans to address students in the South African suburb of Soweto, the birthplace of the struggle against racial segregation, or apartheid. VOA's Mary Alice Salinas takes a look at Soweto’s history and the promise it holds today.

Obama Visit to Soweto Seen as Bow to Struggle for Freedom

Published June 25, 2013

During his tour of Africa, President Barack Obama plans to address students in the South African suburb of Soweto, the birthplace of the struggle against racial segregation, or apartheid. VOA's Mary Alice Salinas takes a look at Soweto’s history and the promise it holds today.


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