Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.
Rev. Fred Luter Jr. is poised to become the first African American president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. Convention delegates vote next week in New Orleans.
According to the AJC.com, Gov. Nathan Deal backed Georgia’s proposal to drug-test parents who seek welfare, pushing the state towards a legal confrontation with opponents over the new law’s fairness. Do you agree? Is this […]
Check out a great study done by Anderson Cooper that showed race through a Childs Eyes.
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta will host a number of events this weekend, with thousands of people expected to visit the city. The Atlanta Police Department has released a list of simple rules that can keep you safe […]
Dr. Johnny B. Hill is one of the nation’s most dynamic voices for justice, reconciliation and human rights in America. Author of the book, The First Black President: Barack Obama, Race, Politics, and the American […]