For African Americans, Obama’s presidency has been largely defined by his reluctance to engage with discrimination and a racist criminal justice system. Click on the link below to read more. Barack Obama’s original sin: America’s post-racial illusion | US news | The Guardian Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Please feel free to […]
Archive for February 3rd, 2017
For Obama, race shaped both support and dissent, exposed the constraints of his office, and made the whiteness at the center of American politics permanently visible. Click on the link below to read more. Obama’s Racial Legacy: Some Last Words On The First Black President : Code Switch : NPR Please feel free to email […]
The Dr. Vibe Show™: The First Black President Faced Great Expectations. What Will Be Obama’s Legacy On Race?
What did the election of America’s first black president mean for the United States? And how did President Obama’s policies and rhetoric advance issues important to the black community? Rael Nelson James of the Bridgespan Group, James Peterson of Lehigh University and Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund join Judy Woodruff […]