Saturday, August 9, 2008

What's The Big Deal: Barack Obama And The "Bi" Racial Card

The "race" card is an issue that has been discussed at length within the context of 2008's Presidential election. Barack Obama is making history as the first African-American to be the presumptive nominee of either party. . . or is he . . . there has been much noise made recently about the fact that Mr. Obama has a white mother and grandmother . . . thus making him bi-racial . . . or does it . . . race is very much socially constructed, and therefore, how you, or others, identify you racially effects how they talk about you . . . and more importantly what preconceived notions they hold about you.

As much as the color of someone's skin should not matter in 2008, the reality is . . . it does. Therefore, the Obama campaign is beginning to talk about the "bi" racial card . . . Click the link to view a story about this issue.

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