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Obama Monkey

The Vile Fascination with the Monkey Image of the Obamas (and African-Americans)

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The long, sordid and savage history of racist stereotyping of African-Americans has been the stock in trade of race-baiting and racial ridicule for more than century.

Man Holds Monkey Doll With Obama Sticker At Palin Rally (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CBS reports: As the crowd cheered at a Sarah Palin rally this morning in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a man in the audience grinned as he held up a stuf...

Memin Pinguin: Mexican Cartoon Boy As Obama

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earnest Harris

Beloved black Mexican cartoon character Memin Pinguin is running for president. The character looks like a monkey and African American Wal-Mart shoppers aren't finding it very funny.

Mobile Phone Monkey Business: A Japanese Primate Plays Obama

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earnest Harris

In the Japanese ad, the crowd excitedly cheers and holds up placards with the word "change" emblazoned upon them. The speaker at the podium dressed in a nice blue suit is a monkey.