“”Dr. King’s dream began to be realized when President Johnson passed the Civil Rights Act,” Clinton said. “It took a president to get it done.”"
“Barack Obama may enjoy rock star like status and white people may come out in droves to his campaign rallies. But would this automatically translate to white people treating the common black person as well?”
“An African-American firefighter’s complaint that he found a stuffed monkey hanging by its neck in his firehouse last month has become a stark reminder of this city’s troubled racial legacy.”
Um okaaay…? “1) Even hardened racists feel the impulse to believe they are no such thing. 2) Hence, they are always in the market for someone “acceptably black.”
“Golf Channel anchor Kelly Tilghman has apologized after saying during Friday’s telecast of the PGA Tour’s opening event that today’s young players should “lynch Tiger Woods in a back alley.”"
“Bristol City player Kevin Betsy describing his views & experiences of racism in football (soccer). He can be seen wearing the new ‘One Game For All, Without Racism’ t-shirt by Dan Tennant-Ralphs”
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