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Title: Author: Obama's Really 'White'
Post by: George on May 17, 2010, 04:58:52 PM
WTF?  Here's a quote from the article...

HE'S 'TOO POWERFUL' TO BE 'BLACK,' PROF ARGUES

(NEWSER) – President Obama is "really" a white person because of his background and power, according to a controversial new book. Despite the color of his skin, Obama is essentially "white" not because of his "white" mom, but due to his educational background, income, power, and status, eminent American black historian Nell Irvin Painter is claiming in her book. The whole idea of "race" is merely a social construct, like the idea of beauty, not supported by science, she argues in The History of White People.

read the rest of the story below...

http://www.newser.com/story/88999/author-obamas-really-white.html?utm_source=keyword&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20100517