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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

Gene276 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 6:32 PM
So sad, but skin color is the name of the game. They have the best built excuse of anyone. I taught school for over fifty years and heard that cry when a situation involved discipline or selection for a ball team. They learned that at home. America has done more for the blacks than any country and is still at the task. The streets will be full if the big O loses. I hope the black leaders will take command and prevent loss of life and limb. Would those receivers of affirmative action take part ?

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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