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Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.04.2016 | Black Voices

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, th...

Should Obama Talk About Being Biracial? | Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

Four years after he first entered the White House, there’s no longer anything surprising about calling Barack Obama—America’s first black presid...

Obama Makes It Official: He's African-American

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama's self-designation of himself as African-American on his Census form made what's painfully obvious official.

Kennedy, King and Now Obama

Peter J Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J Burns

At Grant Park Obama reminded us of both Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy. I saw Dr. King's Dream come true on that stage. And Kennedy's vision was apparent in Obama's challenge to us. Kennedy and King never promised us a hand out. They promised us a fair shake.