Obama Making Race An Issue

Today I saw a new Obama commercial on TV. He talks about how his mom was a single white mother and he was raised by his grandparents. He shows pictures of them.

He makes it very clear that he is 1/2 white.

Which brings to mind….why is he considered African-American? Maybe we should start a new race choice: Caucasian with a great tan.

No, I’m not trying to be racist. But over the years, we’ve had colored people, Black people, African-Americans. Notice we added the capital letters…or was colored capitalized?

Maybe we should quit labeling everybody. Throw away those stupid EEOC forms where we have to check a box for heritage. Get over it Uncle Sam! Quit wasting paper and forcing people to pick a race that fits into some nice neat categories. People are people…they didn’t pick their parents or their skin color.

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