Tag Archive for Racism

San Bernadino Republican Group Uses Images of Ribs, Fried Chicken, Watermelon and Obama

I know a considerable number of Republicans read this site.  So I’m calling on each of you to condemn this action by a San Bernadino Republican Group using racists imagery to smear Senator Barack Obama. From the story: A San Bernardino County Republican group has distributed a newsletter picturing>Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on a…

McCain’s Troubling Quote – A Reminder

Since the McCain camp has all but announced its taking the gloves off in an attempt to make the election about Senator Barack Obama’s character, it’s time to hold the mirror up to the senior Senator from Arizona for his past statements and actions. Southern California and Orange County in particular have large populations of…

Obama Waffles — “Tastes Like Jim Crow”

With the faux outrage over the “lipstick on a pig” comment from the Right, perhaps they could spare a moment to express outrage over the Obama Waffles, a politically satiric breakfast treat in a box sold in conservative circles for $10 a box.  The creator of this oh-so-funny promotional product works at Fox From the…

“The Express” Debuts in October

Most everyone knows of the quiet dignity and grace of Pasadena’s Jackie Robinson and they way he spoke with his bat, glove and spikes as the first African-American to play Major League Baseball.  But a decade after Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Syracuse’s Ernie Davis became the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy…

The Willie Horton-ing of Barack Obama

Floyd Brown is the creator of the infamous Willie Horton ad than sunk the candidacy of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis in 1988.  The ad portrayed Dukakis as soft on crime even though crime rates plunged in the late 80s as part of the Duke’s Massachusetts Miracle. Floyd Brown is at it again.  This time against…

Letter from Amin David to CTA President

I received this letter from Amin David, President of Los Amigos Orange County that he has sent to CTA President David Sanchez a few weeks ago.  May 9, 2008 Mr. David Sanchez, President CALIFORNIA TEACHER ASSOCIATION P. O. Box 921 1705 Murchison Dr. Burlingame, CA 94011-0921 Dear President  Sanchez, First of all, let me congratulate…

What is wrong with this statement?

From Newsweek: Clinton has started mentioning race more frequently. In an article published yesterday in USA Today, Clinton said she would have a larger group of voters to draw a winning coalition from because “Senator Obama’s support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again.”