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What Do I Tell My Black Child If Obama Loses?

sranger4 Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 12:05 PM
I agree that a reasonable percentage of the "white" vote for the President in 2008 were cast in order to show the nation and world that we have generally overcome the barrier of race in this country. A split "white" vote shows clearly that there is no single voting bloc for those of lesser melanin. Can the same be said of those of greater melanin, who tend to vote in march-step?
callen712 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:29 AM
If your people were oppressed for hundreds of years, by both political parties and one party decides to be inclusive to your group, how would you vote?
callen712 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:29 AM
If your people were oppressed for hundreds of years, by both political parties and one party decides to be inclusive to your group, how would you vote?
callen712 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 6:29 AM
If your people were oppressed for hundreds of years, by both political parties and one party decides to be inclusive to your group, how would you vote?

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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