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Is America really this racist conscious?
    #54216 - 06/09/08 03:36 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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(CNN) -- The 2000 U.S. Census was the first time Americans were allowed to identify themselves as "multiracial," and more than six million people checked more than one box in the race and ethnicity category.


Barack Obama's father was from Kenya; his white mother was from Kansas.

Included in the multiracial category is the Democratic presumptive nominee, Sen. Barack Obama. With a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya, Obama is the nation's first biracial candidate for president. The media, however, have continually called Obama the nation's first major party "black candidate," saying he could make history as the first "black president." But is that accurate?

A columnist examining Obama's background summed up his racial identity into one equation: white + black = black.

For me, that said it all.

There are some who point out Obama is just as white as he is black. He may be the nation's first black president, but he would also be the nation's 44th white president.  Is Obama black or biracial? »

"He can't say, 'I'm a white guy named Barack Hussein Obama,' nobody's going to buy that," says cultural critic Michaela Angela Davis. "We're not ready for that."

This is an issue that has sparked debate not only in our newsroom, but also among my friends and family. Most Americans see Obama as a black man, and he identifies himself as a black man. But there are some who will argue that by labeling Obama as a "black candidate," we are all ignoring a vital and legitimate side of his life.  Does Obama's race really matter? »


In Depth: Black in America
I spoke with a group of young professionals who are part of a biracial support group called Swirl. Swirl was started by a woman named Jen Chau whose father is Chinese and mother is white. Chau says this debate over Obama's racial identity is very familiar and she's been dealing with this issue her whole life.

Chau identifies herself as a mixed-race person as do the other members of Swirl we spoke with. Lynda Turet says she could never identify herself as a white person in America because she is also half-Filipina. Both women support Obama's choice to identify himself as a black candidate, but they also understand why he emphasizes his white roots.


David Mendell, author of "Obama: From Promise to Power" says there's an idea of a "post-racial" candidate, a candidate who transcends the labels of race to appeal to all races. He says though most Americans view Obama as black, he has been able to use his own experiences to appeal to both black and white audiences and that has translated into political success.

This is a debate that will continue as we watch the presidential race. It seems with an issue like this there's no right or wrong answer. As Michaela Angela Davis says, it's a step in the right direction that we are even having this discussion as all.





Yey the first mutt president! I'm sure it matters that he was raised by a white woman and a black daddy!


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: lndrydusting]
    #54217 - 06/09/08 03:37 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

shut  up nigger


























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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Coaster]
    #54231 - 06/09/08 04:01 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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Coaster said:
shut  up nigger


























spick




I love God and hate niggers praise Jesus Christ.


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"If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us with our fellows in a glowing exaltation of affection and make life in all its aspects seem not only worth living, but divinely beautiful and significant, and if this heavenly, world-transfiguring drug were of such a kind that we could wake up next morning with a clear head and an undamaged constitution - then, it seems to me, all our problems (and not merely the one small problem of discovering a novel pleasure) would be wholly solved and earth would become paradise." - Aldous Huxley
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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: aDoS]
    #54239 - 06/09/08 04:13 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

i raped god in the ass last night while that jew jesus jerked to it


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Coaster]
    #54241 - 06/09/08 04:14 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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Coaster said:
i raped god in the ass last night while that jew jesus jerked to it





QTF


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niteowl said:
See, that term pedo gets thrown around a lot.
Is a 16 year old guy having sex w/a 16 year old girl a pedophile?
If not, then how is a 30 year old considered a pedophile for doing the same thing?
I think y'all need to look up the definition for pedophile.


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Coaster]
    #54246 - 06/09/08 04:26 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Jesus died for you man, he didn't even have to but he did gosh darnit. The least you can do is accept Jesus Christ as your lord and savior.


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"If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us with our fellows in a glowing exaltation of affection and make life in all its aspects seem not only worth living, but divinely beautiful and significant, and if this heavenly, world-transfiguring drug were of such a kind that we could wake up next morning with a clear head and an undamaged constitution - then, it seems to me, all our problems (and not merely the one small problem of discovering a novel pleasure) would be wholly solved and earth would become paradise." - Aldous Huxley
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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: still beLIEve]
    #54248 - 06/09/08 04:28 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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still beLIEve said:
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Coaster said:
i raped god in the ass last night while that jew jesus jerked to it





QTF



:whack:


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ltd said:
fgts just don't understand

keep the shit


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: aDoS]
    #54249 - 06/09/08 04:28 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

jesus died for himself
that selfish basterd
all the other thousands who were crucified died 4 me


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: aDoS]
    #54250 - 06/09/08 04:29 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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Jesus died for you man, he didn't even have to but he did gosh darnit. The least you can do is accept Jesus Christ as your lord and savior.




i'd like to see a death certificate to prove that :tongue2:


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #54251 - 06/09/08 04:31 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

As would i.


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #54252 - 06/09/08 04:31 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

THE WAGES OF SIN ARE DEATH


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"If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us with our fellows in a glowing exaltation of affection and make life in all its aspects seem not only worth living, but divinely beautiful and significant, and if this heavenly, world-transfiguring drug were of such a kind that we could wake up next morning with a clear head and an undamaged constitution - then, it seems to me, all our problems (and not merely the one small problem of discovering a novel pleasure) would be wholly solved and earth would become paradise." - Aldous Huxley
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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: aDoS]
    #54253 - 06/09/08 04:33 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

wut does that mean eh


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: aDoS]
    #54255 - 06/09/08 04:35 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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aDoS said:
Jesus died for you man, he didn't even have to but he did gosh darnit. The least you can do is accept Jesus Christ as your lord and savior.




FTL


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niteowl said:
See, that term pedo gets thrown around a lot.
Is a 16 year old guy having sex w/a 16 year old girl a pedophile?
If not, then how is a 30 year old considered a pedophile for doing the same thing?
I think y'all need to look up the definition for pedophile.


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: still beLIEve]
    #54256 - 06/09/08 04:36 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)



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FurrowedBrow said:

They should teach african engineering at the college level.  mcgyver 101

Harry_Ba11sach said:

Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: still beLIEve]
    #54259 - 06/09/08 04:43 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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still beLIEve said:
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aDoS said:
Jesus died for you man, he didn't even have to but he did gosh darnit. The least you can do is accept Jesus Christ as your lord and savior.




FTL



ya seriously
thats like saying those terrorist in the airplanes on 9/11 died 4 us
its exactly the same thing i c no difference :tongue:


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Coaster]
    #54296 - 06/09/08 05:27 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

Better chill or Jesus will come and open a big can of whoop-ass on you.


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Toiletduk]
    #54305 - 06/09/08 05:43 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

i'd take him on any day :box:


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #54306 - 06/09/08 05:43 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

ha tell him to bring it on!
im smokin this bag waitin for this L to hit me ill take that fool on


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: Coaster]
    #54308 - 06/09/08 05:46 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

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ha tell him to bring it on!
im smokin this bag waitin for this L to hit me ill take that fool on




haha i'm smokin a bowl waitin on the val to kick in:lol:


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #54310 - 06/09/08 05:50 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)


jesus gone bend you over an tear that shit UP


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: token]
    #54315 - 06/09/08 06:01 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

that would be a nice avatar:yesnod:


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #54346 - 06/09/08 06:43 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

A shit load of people die for people every day. WTF do you think terrorists and soldiers do? They don't die for themselves, generally.

So fuck your jesus shit. He ain't real, yo'. And if he were, whether I believe him or not, I should get into heaven. Otherwise he's a fuckup and I wouldn't want to spend eternity with him anyway.

Even if god was real, Hell is just a scam the child fuckers came up with. (Catholics)

Just like that pergetory shit.


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Re: Is America really this racist conscious? [Re: kidaihuan]
    #54415 - 06/09/08 08:35 PM (11 years, 9 months ago)

it is what it is


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