Category: Barak Obama
When did the word "black" become a curse word?
In a previous post, I mentioned that I thought Obama’s speech on “A More Perfect Union” was an attempt to elevate America’s discussion on race. I still believe that is the case, but let me emphasize that it was an attempt that may prove futile if people of conscience and those who work for reconciliation…
>To think that I would ever hear a speech like this from a mestizo, front runner candidate for president of the U.S. (in my lifetime) sounds something like a ridiculously audacious hope. Yet here it is – complete with a rather penetrating analysis of race, done in a way that white America just might be…