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Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:47 a.m.

Race to the bottom

"In 1965, the Cuban ambassador to the DPRK, a black man, was squiring his wife and some Cuban doctors" around Pyongyang, a scholar of North Korea, B.R. Myers, wrote in his 2010 book The Cleanest Race. "Locals surrounded their car, pounding it and shouting racial epithets. Police called to the scene had to beat the mob back with truncheons."

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