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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

noreeaster Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:15 AM
You tell your sons and daughters, black, white, Asian, Hispanic, the truth. 0bama may have been elected on the premise of racism, but when he pushed that agenda on Americans we saw the truth and refused to accept it. Racism lives in people like 'AskGermaine', but the majority of Americans have risen above it. We look at role models like Condoleezza Rice, Thomas Sowell, Allen West, Susana Martinez, Mia Love...who have overcome the hate agendas of Jackson, Sharpton, Farrakhan and the Democrat party, pursued their dreams and achieved their goals the American way. The American way prevailed, once again, and never before has it been made so clear and open to ALL our children. 0bama was merely a 'bump in the road'. Excellent article!

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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