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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

created soul Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 12:00 PM
You tell them the same reason a white president losses a second term. The American people didn't agree and under the Constitution chose someone else. Remember Obama's back seat comment? If it's not ok for a white man to tell a black man to sit in the back. Why is it ok for a black man to tell a white man to sit in the back? Racism is racism.

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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