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Cecile Kyenge's appointment in April as integration minister was hailed as a landmark for diversity in Italy. But since then, she's been the target of death threats and vicious racial slurs. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Italy's First Black Minister Finds Herself A Target Of Slurs

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A photo taken of the clown who wore a mask resembling President Obama during a rodeo at the Missouri State Fair on Saturday. Jameson Hsieh/AP hide caption

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More than 1,000 people turned out Monday for a Demonstration of Solidarity at Oberlin College. Classes were cancelled after a string of racist incidents on campus. Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer /Landov hide caption

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