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Obama Sock Monkey

What the Obama Sock Monkey Scandal Tells Us About U.S. Race Relations

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Wade

After negative publicity claimed the toy was racist, the SockObama Co. offered an apology. That apology was later aggressively revoked in this letter by co-owner Elizabeth Lawson.

Monkey doll named for Obama called racist

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah company offering online a sock monkey named for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says it didn't mean to an...