The NYT rehashes the Democrat’s “southern problem”
The problem is not that Barack Obama is an African-American…The problem is that many older voters (not all, of course) in the South are racist. They are the problem. So rather than pointing at Barack Obama, or Northern Democrats, or the “issue of race,” let’s point at racism and racists.
study provides a nuanced portrait of black Americans’ social views
“We’ve always known what’s happening in the white sector,” says Bess, a 56-year-old onsultant in New York City, “but they (whites) have no idea who we are, what we’re about. … My mother may take one position and I take another and my brother takes another. You have to talk to the segments of our community.”
What’s in a Name: Who Is an African American?
Any discussions about the terms used to describe African Americans as a group must begin by understanding the historical context within the United States in which these terms were used…
Suddenly it seems that Sen. Barack Obama’s Latino problem has become a Latino edge.
~La Prensa San Diego
A recent Gallup poll shows the Illinois senator winning 62 percent of registered Latino voters nationwide, with Republican nominee Sen. John McCain lagging behind at 29 percent.
Nader Deals from the Bottom of the Race Card Deck
~New America Media
Nader accused Obama of saying and doing nothing to threaten the white power structure. If Nader had stopped there he might have opened up a reasoned debate on whether Obama panders to corporate interests…He asked rhetorically, “Is it because he wants to talk white?”
White Racist Groups Increase Membership, Activity in Wake of Potential Obama Presidency
The serious hatin’ on Barack Obama is in full force among racists in cyberspace and has spread to countless computers in homes across America.
Diversity in Entertainment
“…After nearly 10 years of working with diversity reps and outreach programs, the networks still primarily solve the problem by sprinkling nonwhite actors into white-led shows — often as a comedic sidekick or in guy-who-helps-the-main-guy-solve-a-crime roles…”
According to Rush the story of Iowa is about how much more patriotic the white bread basket is than the lazy south
~Crooks and Liars
“Limbaugh could not pass up the opportunity to once again trot out his old, well known disdain for poor blacks in the south who were victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. To hear Limbaugh describe it, Iowa is more American, more honorbale… you know… more white than Louisiana.”
Where Whites Draw the Line
~New York Times
“…where is the line? Does it change over time? And if it is definable, then how black can Mr. Obama be before he alienates white voters?…”
What black people call white people…and it ain’t ‘whitey.’
Whitey…Speaking as a person who has been black all of my 40-plus years on the planet, I can say with some authority that no self-respecting black, African-American, Negro, colored or even “there’s only one race: the human race” person I know would use the word.