In Obama We Trust? Critics Ask if Blacks Are Voting for Obama Based on Race

October 15, 2012  |  

 

 

From Black Voices

Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the form of blind loyalty to President Barack Obama.

Are black people supporting Obama mainly because he’s black? If race is just one factor in blacks’ support of Obama, does that make them racist? Can blacks’ support for Obama be compared with white voters who may favor his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, because he’s white?

Read more at BlackVoices.com.

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