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Topic - Henry Louis Gates
First, Texas Rep. Steve Stockman suggested a rodeo clown banned from the Missouri State Fair for wearing a President Obama mask during a skit should go perform in the Lone Star State, because "Texans value speech."
Race relations have deteriorated dramatically under President Obama. Both whites and blacks agree: the racial divide has increased over the past several years. The reason is simple.
Betsy Livingston knew in school what the rest of America has since learned about Barack Obama: He is a hard guy to know, but also a hard guy to dislike.
While Vice President Joseph R. Biden's "back in chains" remark in front of a largely black audience on Aug. 14 definitely can be considered race-baiting, based on the Obama administration's reaction, it was more an off-the-cuff embarrassment than part of a calculated effort to rile black Americans and engender fear.
Ask Americans how race relations have changed under their first black president and they are ready with answers.
Barack Obama is not just our first biracial president, he was supposed to be our first post-racial president. Instead, he joins forces with race hustler Al Sharpton and escalates a tragic shooting into an inflamed, full-blown national race fight. What happened?