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Dem: Some People Stall On Action Under Obama 'Because He's The Wrong Color'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) accused some lawmakers of stalling pushes made during President Barack Obama's presidency "because he's the wrong color...

GOP Senate Candidate: Obama Is Dodging Impeachment Because He Isn't White

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate thinks President Barack Obama would face a much greater risk of impeachment if he were white. Iowa conservative Sam C...

Do Black People Support Obama Because He's Black?

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has beco...

Sam Stein

Chip Saltsman Leads GOP To Soul-Searching Period | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is set to host a historic series of discussions and debates in early January that will likely affect not just the fu...

SLIDESHOW: From The Slavehouse To The White House

News One | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four hundred years ago the first African Americans were brought to this country as slaves. In 1819 slaves helped build the White House. There were thr...

AP: Many Insisting That Obama Is Not Black

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A perplexing new chapter is unfolding in Barack Obama's racial saga: Many people insist that "the first black president" is actually not black. Debat...

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.

WaPo Reporter Apologizes For Calling Obama "Much More White Than Black"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an online chat last week, Washington Post reporter Jonathan Weisman said of Obama: He really did not become immersed in black American culture u...

If Wright Were White

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

In this election cycle, there was always going to be a Jeremiah Wright. In America, there are different standards. Black people are more quickly judged intemperate and arrogant and angry.

Obama: Grandmother Was A "Typical White Person"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama appeared on local sports radio in Philadelphia this morning to discuss the race. A blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer noticed this ...

"Does Clinton's Press Team Think Of Obama As Black?" | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Obama Addresses Issue Of Race

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama threaded a careful needle at his press conference today, seeming to step back from David Axelrod's assertion that Geraldine Ferraro's words were...