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Gary Younge is a writer, broadcaster and former Guardian columnist. His books include The Speech: The Story Behind Dr Martin Luther King Jr's Dream and Another Day in the Death of America.
The former vice president’s surge in the Democratic primaries reveals a split between those who aspire to transform the US politically – and those who seek victory at any cost.
Remembering the novelist, one year after her death.
The horrors of segregation bound the US civil rights movement together. Fifty years on from Martin Luther King’s great speech, inequality persists – but in subtler ways.