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Obama Faces Gay Rights Clash In Big Trip

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal — Laying bare a clash of cultures, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged African leaders to extend equal rights to gays and le...

Obama Shares Thoughts On Visit To Senegal Slave Island

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices

GOREE ISLAND, Senegal -- President Barack Obama is calling his visit to a Senegalese island, from which Africans were said to have been shipped across...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Faces Off With Senegal's First Lady Marieme Faye Sall

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 06.27.2013 | Style

Michelle Obama went toe-to-toe with another stylish first lady on Thursday, posing for photos with Senegal's Marieme Faye Sall to kick off the Obamas'...

Obama: I Won't Be Scrambling Jets To Get Snowden

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal -- The United States won't be scrambling military jets or engaging in high-level diplomatic bartering to get National Security Agency l...

Obama's African Tour Begins

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal — President Barack Obama opened a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday, a three-country visit aimed at overcoming disappointment ...

Obamas To Confront Ancestry On Senegal Slave Island

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

When Barack and Michelle Obama visit Goree Island, a potent symbol of the slave trade off the Senegalese coast, it will be a moment to reflect not jus...

Obamas Making Long-Anticipated Return To Africa

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heading to Africa, and the health of former South African leader Nelson Mandela is hanging over the plann...

Obama Making Long-Anticipated Trip To Africa

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

BY NEDRA PEDLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is making a long-anticipated return to Africa, with the health of forme...

Obama's Africa Trip Could Carry 9-Digit Price Tag

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's tour of sub-Saharan Africa this month was supposed to make history as his first stay extended stay in the region, but a repor...