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Can the Afrosphere Survive the Age of Obama?

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March 16, 2009 11:30 AM

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The presidency of Barack Obama will have far-reaching ramifications for politics, society, and even black identity in America. Websites such as BlackWeb2.0.com, the Blackbird browser, and a myriad of bloggers both target and ally themselves with the black blogosphere, often referred to as the "Afrosphere". The question must be asked: In the new Age of Obama, will an "afro-centric web" begin to fade into, simply, "the web"?

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