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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

Doug5049 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:32 PM
b0b_c, Do you think Obama has been a good president? Do you believe that he is an honest and trustworthy man?
Charles3662 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 1:33 AM
I believe because Obama is black the black electorate will follow him regardless of what he does to the country, which tells me more about black people than Obama. If I was not inclined to prejudge the black electorate before Obama was elected, I sure am now because of his election. Even in the face of a deteriorating country, black people will sell out for the next hand out. Call it racism, I call it experience!

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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