Federal law requires that to claim a minority status, you must be at least 1/8 of the descriptor or 12.5%.
Mr. Obama is 50% Caucasian from his mother's side. He is 43.75% Arabic, and 6.25% African Negro from his father's side. As his great great grandmother was the only black in his lineage,
His father was officially classified as "Arab African" by the Kenyan government.
If elected he'll become the First Arab-American Muslim President.
but don't believe me GO RESEARCH IT FOR YOURSELF!