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Empty Chair Lynching Draws Counter-Display After Obama Win

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Opponents of President Barack Obama have been all too eager to make their displeasure with the president known this election season by putting up disp...

Anti-Obama Display's Not-So-Subtle Symbolism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

The depressingly popular trend of "lynching" empty chairs in a show of opposition to President Barack Obama continued to create controversy this week,...

Racist Anti-Obama Displays Continue In California

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

A spate of symbolic protests against President Barack Obama that have featured empty chairs and racist imagery continued this week in California, with...

Reading the Pictures: 'F-ing With Your Mind: What Makes the Austin "Chair Lynching" So Brilliantly Hateful'

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-09-24-pullquote.jpgWhat makes this picture so insidious is how brilliantly novel and subliminal it is.

More Outrageous Racist Attacks Made Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

Three "lynched" empty chairs with signs that read "Nobama" were found hanging at a home near a public park in Centreville, Virginia. Douglas Burger...

Somebody to Look Down Upon

James Moore | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
James Moore

The racial anger isn't just palpable any more; it's manifest. And again, Texas is getting attention for its ignorance instead of its greatness. In an upscale neighborhood of Northwest Austin, a Republican voter has hung an empty chair in effigy from a tree in his front yard.