When Barack Obama broke the nose of his friend

When Barack Obama broke the nose of his friend
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Former US President Barack Obama has made a surprising revelation about his teenage years.

Obama punched a friend in the face and broke his nose for using a racial slur. Barack Obama shared this story on the latest episode of Spotify podcast series ‘Renegades.

Obama has been a vocal advocate of human rights. He has raised the lingering impacts of racism on American society from time to time.

Moreover, February is the month of acknowledging the contribution by African diaspora.

Just as we have days, years to commemorate people, things and inventions. February month honours the history of African-Americans.

Despite facing immense challenges and discrimination Africans have grown to greater heights. Their excellence has been unparalleled and they deserve to find mention in the annals of history.

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