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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

John2752 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 5:33 PM
Any black child can still grow up to be president of the U.S. I may vote for him (or her) myself as long as he or she is not a Progressive fool, which is why I did not vote for Obama in the first place.

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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