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Obama Racism

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...

Racism in 2013?? Just Get Over It!

Theodore Johnson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices
Theodore Johnson

"Get over it and move on" is the most ridiculous of positions. Racism is not some tragic event to get over; it's the ongoing tragedy of cumulative experiences that shape how one sees the world.

Montana GOP Official Takes Heat For Alleged Anti-Obama Racism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Jennifer Olsen, chairwoman of the Yellowstone County Republicans and a prominent tea party organizer in Montana, is facing scrutiny after being accuse...

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.