Leona Lewis tells The Sun that a victory on Tuesday by Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama could help inspire British youngsters from ethnic minorities away from crime. “I just don’t know what’s going on with the young kids in London now,” ‘The X Factor’ winner said. “I think Barack Obama could inspire young ethnic minorities in the UK to do something productive and show it’s not cool to do nothing with your life. Who gets elected president of America is important for everyone in the world, because they end up running our country too. I think Obama is amazing. He’s just so cool and articulate. Nothing fazes him. I think it would be a huge step forward for America and the world. It would mean so much to have a mixed-race president, I just can’t explain. The country needs that change.” Read more.