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Obama Racism

Man Gives Outrageous Explanation For Racist Obama Display

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Danny Hafley of Casey County, Ky. said this week that people are reading the mannequin in his front yard depicting President Barack Obama eating a wat...

Obama's Victory -- The Landslide You Couldn't See

James Rucker | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
James Rucker

If we fail to summon the courage necessary to identify racial animus where it exists, and to in turn adjust our approach to policy-making accordingly, all Americans will pay a price, not just those who are the typical targets of racial animus.

Woman Who Called Obama N-Word Takes It Back

Posted 11.12.2012 | Small Business

Denise Helms takes it back. The Turlock, Calif., woman who made headlines for her controversial Facebook post last week is now rethinking her actio...

The Enduring First Debate Effect: They Finally Found a White Man They Could Like

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

There seems to have been an enduring effect from the first presidential debate. Governor Romney was with it, seemingly reasonable, and flexible. It wa...

Romney Supporter Wears Racist Anti-Obama T-Shirt To Campaign Event

Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was spotted wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words "Put the white back in the White ...

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...

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.

Georgia Bar Faces Backlash After Posting Racist Sign

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

A civil rights group in Georgia says it will proceed with a demonstration against a bar in the state notorious for posting racially inflammatory messa...

The Question of Race

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

Racism is alive and well. Let no one tell you otherwise. But meaningfully addressing that reality relies on navigating a middle path that's become increasingly hard to reach as our intercultural engagement has begun to boil over.

The Surprising Role Of Houses Of Worship In The Presidential Election

Scott Perlo | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion
Scott Perlo

Their role should be to help people to separate the truth of the candidates they see from the stories that carry us. If anything can convince another to follow the straight line, it is the power of God's word. I say we apply it.

SuperPAC Ad Says Obama Endorses Racism Against Whites

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 08.04.2012 | Black Voices

A web ad released by a new superPAC suggests that President Obama's administration has quietly accepted and even promoted racism against white people....

Andrea Stone

Will Rev. Wright's Latest Racial Remarks Hurt President Obama?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeremiah Wright, the controversial pastor who haunted President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, gave Republicans new comments to work with...

Tea Party Leader Makes Racist Joke

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Tea Party leaders in Arkansas are on the defensive after a board member of a Tea Party group in the Ozarks made a racist joke at a rally over the week...

Even Obama's Dog Draws Racial Fire

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In one study, racial antipathy even extended to the Obama family dog. At first glance, it seems petty. But the never-ending assault on the Obamas has been the one constant from the moment that Obama declared his presidential candidacy in 2007.

Georgia Bar Owner Displays N-Word Sign -- Again

Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Georgia bar owner Patrick Lanzo of Paulding County has made habit of claiming he's not racist, an argument that becomes harder to make each time he de...

Obama and Racism: Those Who Divide Us

Jess Coleman | Posted 06.17.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Reasonable Americans should have no problem recognizing that this unprecedented wave of abusive remarks towards the Obamas derives not from disagreement, but from utter disrespect.

Palin Responds To Obama Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin is defending herself against a new Obama campaign ad, claiming that her controversial remarks about the president were taken out of contex...

WATCH: Video Of Young Obama At Harvard Protest Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Before Andrew Breitbart's unexpected death, the conservative blogger and journalist had promised to release video footage of President Barack Obama th...

Judge Cebull: 'Resign'

Rep. Hank Johnson | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Rep. Hank Johnson

There is no place for a federal judge who uses racist, divisive language.

Federal Judge Admits Sending Racist Obama Email

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Montana's chief federal judge admitted on Wednesday that he forwarded an email comparing African-Americans to dogs and implying that President Barack ...

Undeniable History

Steven Weber | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

Obama's grasp of issues and his management style alone would have been deemed outstanding by any measure if he were a white man rather than black and any assertion to the contrary is disingenuous to say the least.

Is Racism Actually Worse in the Age of Obama?

Keli Goff | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Keli Goff

There are plenty of downsides to racism, but the biggest is perhaps the fear and paranoia it instills in those who have experienced it or seen it up close and personal.

My On-Again-Off-Again Relationship With White People

Melanie Coffee | Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

It's exhausting to feel like the spokeswoman for your race. Sometimes I have the energy to do it, other times I don't want to be bothered. Many times I think: Why? Why do I have to answer this?

Broadening Our Conversations

Michael Hanchard | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Michael Hanchard

We have been both astonished and frustrated over the years by the isolationist cast of much commentary about the black experience in the United States and racism more generally as an international, rather than national phenomenon.

Why Blacks Know Race Is A Factor

Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.

The election of a black president was a seismic disturbance on the Richter scale of consciousness. Could some folks believe that God is disappointed that whites allowed such a thing to happen?