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.