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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

cheeriosinmypocket Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 8:30 AM
Well done, Larry. Your short sharing about your Grandmother and Father, and then your Father and Mother was what children need to hear. I hope and pray our nation and our world continues to grow in seeing each unique individual and not group by appearance. May Star Parker continue to touch the lives of victims to liberal lies. Some comments seem to be angrily speaking to you and not to your hypothetical "that's what many black parents..." still much work to be done increasing our compassion vs. a knee-jerk response for what we may not understand.

What do I tell my black child if Barack Obama, America's first black president, loses his bid for re-election? This is a question many parents are asking themselves -- especially those who would blame the loss on racism.

Jubilant black parents on the front pages of newspapers, the day after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, said things like, "for the first time" they could "sincerely" say to their children that a black person could realistically aspire to become president of the United States.

The New York Times wrote: "That a new day had dawned was immediately...

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