In a country where racism is entrenched and often violent, Sagbo’s election as one of Novozavidovo’s 10 municipal councilors is a milestone. (7/25/10 Associated Press, Kristina Narizhnaya) … Read Article
1. The media in Russia has dubbed Sagbo “Russia’s Obama.” Discuss the implication of this title for racial politics in both the US and Russia.
2. Discuss the reasons many blacks are attracted to go to Russia in spite of the entrenched racism and violence, according to the article.