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April 3, 1998 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Standing at the transit point for millions of manacled Africans en route to slavery in the New World, President Clinton on Thursday declared this picturesque isle's horrible past to be as much a part of American as African history. The visit to Goree Island was the crowning gesture of Clinton's 12-day African tour, which was as much about affirming black Americans as it was about building new ties with Africa.
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April 3, 1998 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Standing at the transit point for millions of manacled Africans en route to slavery in the New World, President Clinton on Thursday declared this picturesque isle's horrible past to be as much a part of American as African history. The visit to Goree Island was the crowning gesture of Clinton's 12-day African tour, which was as much about affirming black Americans as it was about building new ties with Africa.
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January 16, 1989 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, Times Staff Writer
On the pink-splashed walls of the university buildings the slogans survive, scrawled in black: " La Lutte Continue ," " A Bas le Fascisme ." The struggle goes on. Down with fascism. "That's from before," said Mamadou Bocoum from his mildewy dormitory room at one end of a dank hallway. "Before we ended the strike." Bocoum is 26 and his eyes were bright with triumph.
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