Posts Tagged ‘White’

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White Teacher Sorry for Binding Two Black Girls in Slavery Lesson

December 5, 2008

A white social studies teacher attempted to enliven a seventh-grade discussion of slavery by binding the hands and feet of two black girls, prompting outrage from one girl’s mother and the local chapter of the NAACP.

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Obamas Arrive in D.C. for White House Tour, Talk with President Bush (Video)

November 10, 2008
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President-elect Obama and his wife, Michelle, have arrived at the White House for a visit, his first since last week’s landslide election victory.

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Our Biracial President: When the Starry Glow Around his Election Fades, Obama will Allow us to See Ourselves in Black and White by James Hannaham

November 10, 2008

barack-obama91.jpgVoters across the United States and citizens around the world are calling the election of Barack Obama a historic moment, and it is indeed groundbreaking in many important ways. We have elected a man unashamed of his African blood into the nation’s highest office. 

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No Hidden White Bias Seen in Presidential Race

November 7, 2008

faith-vote-graph.jpgWhether whites supported Barack Obama or not, they don’t seem to have lied to pollsters about it. Obama’s election triumph on Tuesday presented no evidence of the so-called Bradley effect, in which whites who oppose a black politician mislead pollsters about whom they will vote for. 

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Michelle Obama Prepares Her Family for the White House

November 6, 2008

michelle-obama-2.jpgHow is Michelle Obama planning to navigate the journey from candidate’s wife to First Lady? And what agenda will she bring to the East Wing? 

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Number of White People Supporting Obama is a Surprise

November 3, 2008

crowd-obama-rally-colorado.jpgIf Tuesday’s election were confined to white America, polls show, Senator Barack Obama would lose. And yet Mr. Obama’s strength across racial lines lies at the heart of his lead in the polls over Senator John McCain heading into Election Day. Remarkably, Mr. Obama, the first black major party presidential nominee, trails among whites by less than Democratic nominees normally do.

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