What about the content of his character? -- Here's one that should get just about everyone riled up: a high school in Omaha, where 56 of the 1,700 students are black. Students put up posters on Monday (MLK Day, don't forget -- apparently that means a hushed reverence falls across the land and we are forbidden to speak of "race" or color in any but the most mealymouthed terms) nominating a South African student to win the school's "Distinguished African-American Student Award." One hitch: the kid's white. Lots of uncomfortable squirming ensues. Discuss!

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