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Obama King

The Leader Obama Wanted to Become and What Became of Him

David Bromwich | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
David Bromwich

For some time now, observers -- a surprisingly wide range of them -- have been saying that Barack Obama seems more like a king than a president.

President Obama Still Chasing King's Dream

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama's election did show that millions of whites were more than willing to punch the ticket for an African-American for the world's most powerful political post. King would almost certainly glow with approval at that. But there are a couple of troubling caveats that mar America's great racial leap forward.

SAT Question for Sarah Palin (Hint: Think MLK)

Elizabeth Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Austin

A community organizer is like a mayor, except ...

Civil Rights and American Politics

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bob Starks

Let us hope that Senator Obama understands the significance of all of those August 28ths that we now commemorate.

Obama: Rep. King Thrives On "Offensive" Statements

The Page | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama walked through the door of The Little Dooey and made his way past a bank of cameras to the restaurant counter. A sign on the wall...