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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...

We Are George Zimmerman

Daryl Rowland | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Daryl Rowland

We need to admit that there are vestigial habits malingering from our history of human slavery. We need to recognize that such habits do not make their perpetrators evil, but that those habits must be brought into the daylight and gradually eradicated.

Students Apologize For Racist Costumes

AP | Posted 04.21.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Administrators at a southern Indiana school district planned to apologize for costumes students at a predominantly white midd...

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.

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...

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 ...

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?

Daniel Cowart Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kill Obama (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee man authorities say is a white supremacist has pleaded guilty to plotting to kill then-presidential candidate Barac...

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S WOMEN: The Tale of Elena Kagan's Nomination

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

The tale of Elena Kagan's nomination to the highest court of this nation reveals the under belly of prejudice in this country against women. The very ...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Don't tell me that nontroversy doesn't matter. With nearly as many Americans approving of Palin as Obama, nontroversy really, really matters.

The Hate That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

When I and others suggested that the Birthers, the Tea Baggers, the Limbaughs and Becks of the world were motivated at least in part by racism, the President himself said he did not believe that to be the case.

Do You Agree with President Carter's Comments?

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

Change -- even change you want or need -- can be scary. Some articulate these fears by saying: "I don't recognize my own country."

Ten Telltale Signs of Republican Disease

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bob Burnett

New Daily Kos poll: 58% of Republicans believe Obama isn't a US citizen or aren't sure. Out here, we don't know many Republicans, so it's hard for us to understand how they can be that stupid.

Gates's Arbitrary Arrest: It Happens in New York Too

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Irrespective of how educated or rich one might be, to be a black man in America is still a condition in which one feels he has no rights that any police officer is bound to respect.

Channeling "Tito the Builder" in Miami

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

The media and the Democratic Party would have us believe that Dems will clean up down here at the Sunshine State's tip, and as NPR's "All Things Consi...

Alaska Racist Emails Against Obama On State Accounts Probed

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska officials are investigating racist jokes about President-elect Barack Obama that have been circulating on state gover...

Frank Rich Was Right

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

I have been blogging ominously for months about American racism and how it could undercut Obama's lead in the polls come election day. I was wrong. Frank Rich was right.

Black Church In MA Burned After Obama Win

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A predominantly black church under construction in Springfield was destroyed by fire early yesterday, just hours after Barack Obama's landmark victory...

My Parent's Obama Sign Was Vandalized In Omaha Today

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

My dad hates having political signs in his yard. But, this year he's so fed up with the way things have been going that he agreed put an Obama sign in his yard.

The Hounds [Video]

Max and the Marginalized | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max and the Marginalized

We're a little late to the party on calling McCain/Palin out on all their hard work firing up the ugliest tendencies in their supporters, but this venture into dub reggae territory is our contribution.

The Last Three Weeks: Anxiety about the Economy vs. Anxiety about Race

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

The best way to take race off the table as an issue is to put it on the table, make clear that you're comfortable talking about exactly what people are worrying about, and free yourself to stay on message on the economy.

Virginia GOPer Writes Racist Anti-Obama Column

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The LA Times reports: A local newspaper columnist, in a spoof of Obama's platform, wrote in one recent piece that the Democrat would hire the rapper...

Racist Anti-Obama Fliers Distributed In New Jersey

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Some residents of a northwestern New Jersey town received fliers last weekend that criticized the prospect of Democrat Barack Ob...

Racism Hurts Obama In Michigan

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. — Michigan's history of racial tensions is tugging against its Democratic tendencies, giving Barack Obama fits in a state w...

The Elephant In The Room

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

Barack needs to pay attention to a base of Black voters, not to take them for granted. Black America needs to be addressed on its key issues. Forty-six percent of Black America did not vote in the last presidential race.