Majority of Americans Believe Obama Mixed-Race, Not Black

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 17, 2014 9:11 AM

According to a new Pew Research Center study called “The Next America,” the majority of Americans do not identify Barack Obama as black, but rather see his identity as mixed race. 52% of Americans believe Obama is of mixed-race descent. A more detailed breakdown reveals 53% of whites in America believe Obama is of mixed-raced descent and 61% of Hispanics agree. That figure drops to 34% among blacks, with 55% of blacks seeing Obama as blacks.