6.16.2011

What?! A Black elder critiques President Obama and gets attacked!


I recently had a conversation with a Black elderly woman in our Houston community. We talked for nearly an hour about her assessment of Obama’s campaign slogan “Change We Can Believe In” and if she thinks we’re truly living in a post-racial America.

“I truly thought things might evolve racially with Obama in office. But I’ve watched even more racism spew from White folks, the Tea Party, and Republicans. I’ve watched them attack Michelle Obama and even read about all of the assassination attempts against her husband. It’s sad,” Mrs. Rogers told me.

Read the full blog I wrote for the Houston Chronicle and the 150+ out of control comments made by the readers!

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