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Obama Uses N-Word In Honest Conversation About Racism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke bluntly about racism in a conversation with comedian Marc Maron for his "WTF" podcast. "We are not cured of it," Obama...

Being a Black Male in America: Racism and the Police

Stan Chu Ilo | Posted 06.10.2015 | Black Voices
Stan Chu Ilo

If Walter Scott were a white male, he would not have been killed this way by Officer Slager. America can hardly claim to be a post-racial society just because it elected a black man to the presidency. America will not be a post-racial society until injustice is no longer color-coded.

Tyler Kingkade

Obama Applauds 'Quick Reaction' Against Racist Fraternity Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that the swift reaction from the University of Oklahoma against fraternity brothers singing a racist ...

Obama Discusses Ferguson Protests In Personal Terms

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Monday defended his response to protests against police injustice and framed the relationship between law enforcement and co...

Obama: America's 'Deeply Rooted' Racism Will Take Time To Tackle

AP | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias. ...

Ben Stein and the Politics of Racism

Christopher Lamb | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

Why is it that blacks continue to trail behind whites in politics, business, sports, and just about everything else in America? Could it have anything to do with racism? Ben Stein says no.

What Would Martin Say? Martin Luther King and the November Elections

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

One of the most striking -- and alarming -- things about King's denunciation of the right-wing politics of Goldwater and the Republican Party of his day is that King could -- and almost certainly would -- issue virtually the same denunciation of the Republican Party today.

Russians Mock Obama With Racist Laser Projection

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama received birthday greetings from around the world when he turned 53 years old on Monday, but some of those wishes weren't exact...

Sam Levine

Conservative Scholar Suggests Obama Be 'Hung, Drawn and Quartered'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An immigration policy analyst from a think tank often cited by Republicans suggested to a tea party crowd last week that President Barac...

Eric Holder Said the Obvious: Racism Drives the Obama Bashing

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.14.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

When Holder speaks out on race, the GOP attack machine instantly kicks into high gear with a barrage of denials and then another deft turn of the racial table. This means the usual finger point of Holder as a race baiter.

Outnumbered: Outlandish, Outdated, Overtly Biased

Trish DeLuca | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Trish DeLuca

The luxury was mine from 11 a.m. until about 12:30 p.m. today. I flipped to a couple of television channels, walked a friend's dog, and intermittently...

Groups Want To See Montana Judge's Racist Obama Email

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group of American Indians wants a court to preserve and eventually release an investigative file containing inappropriate e...

Charlie Rangel Suggests GOP Opposition To Obama Is Rooted In Racism

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday spoke out against Republicans, who he said discriminate against President Barack Obama because he's African-Ame...

Police Commissioner Robert Copeland Resigns Over Racist Comments About Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland, who recently acknowledged using a racial slur while talking about President Barack Obama, has resigned,...

Romney Comes To Obama's Defense, Rips Official's 'Vile Epithet'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ripped a New Hampshire police commissioner for using a racial slur during a conversation about Pr...

White Police Official Won't Apologize For Calling Obama N-Word

AP | LYNNE TUOHY | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — A police commissioner in a predominantly white New Hampshire town says he won't apologize for calling President Barack Obama ...

Dem Rep Calls Clarence Thomas An 'Uncle Tom,' Stands By The Remark Because He's Black

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

After calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom" recently, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) defended his comments to CNN, saying, "But...

Obama Condemns Sterling's Comments

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of a U.S. pro basketball team are "incre...

Louie Gohmert Accuses Obama Of Stirring Up 'Racial Tension And Violence'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) accused President Barack Obama of being a driving force of "racial tension and violence" in the nation during an intervie...

Obama Protesters Sing 'Bye Bye Black Sheep,' Rail Against 'Half-White Muslim' In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

A raucous crowd of supporters and protesters from both ends of the political spectrum showed up outside President Barack Obama's appearance in Phoenix...

United We Stand? Critics of Obama's Racial Challenges Are Way off Base

Tim Arnold | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Tim Arnold

"(Obama) is truly trying to tear our country apart," charges Fox News commentator Todd Stames in a Twitter attack in response to our president's unscr...

'Justice For Trayvon' Gather In 100 Cities

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 09.19.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people gathered nationwide Sa...

Obama Recalls Getting Followed, People Locking Doors On Him -- In Other Words, Being A Black Man In America

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave unscheduled remarks at a White House briefing on Friday, speaking candidly about issues of race in the wake of the George ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin Could've Been Me 35 Years Ago'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made an unexpected appearance at Friday's White House press briefing to talk about the outcome of the Trayvon Mar...

Obama: Black Americans Feel Pain Of Trayvon Martin Verdict

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a rare and public reflection on race, President Barack Obama called on the nation Friday to do some soul searching over the deat...