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Bobby Rush Race

Bravo Congressman Rush

Hermene Hartman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Bobby Rush used the hoodie and sunglasses to symbolize the sterotype of the black male of the street and to dramatize the racial profiling that goes on in America with the ordinary black male John Does daily.

Bobby Rush's Reversal: Congressman Had Called Blagojevich's Conduct 'Heinous,' Said He Should Not Appoint Senator

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) on Dec. 9 said Gov. Blagojevich's alleged conduct was so "heinous" that the governor should not fill President-elect Barack O...

Blagojevich's Race Card Appointment Was Inevitable

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The idea that there are seats and appointments specially reserved for blacks and minorities in Illinois or anywhere else is hardly an aberration. Politicians shuffle the race card all the time.