Tag: Barack Obama

An Empathetic President

Barack’s sister Maya Soetoro-Ng discusses the strong influence their mother has had on their values and outlook. Visit http://women.barackobama.com. ~~~~~~ Nov. 5, 2008 Dear Brother Obama, You have no idea, really, of how profound this moment is for us. Us being the black people of the Southern United States. You think you know, because you…

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Civil Rights, Who Gets Them and How Often

Remember anti miscegenation? “Anti-miscegenation laws, also known as miscegenation laws, were laws that banned interracial marriage and sometimes interracial sex between whites and members of other races. In the United States, interracial marriage, cohabitation and sex have since 1863 been termed “miscegenation.” Contemporary usage of the term “miscegenation” is less frequent. In North America, laws…

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