Now that this year's presidential race has settled on its finalists, the issue of race returns to Â the campaign. Â Â To use the terminology Â of the workplace, can an African-American become America's CEO? Â If you look at most companies in America, the answer would seem to be no. Â The answer is no when looking at the history of this country's presidential elections. Â But this is the first time there has been Â the possibility of Â an African-American's election. Â Two things Â are certain. (more…) [read post]
It's been a while since I've addressed the race issue-in politics Â or the workplace. Â But with the Pennsylvania primary, there it is again. Â As noted in the New York Times Â and other publications, race made a difference in the outcome of that primary, and some are now Â wondering Â whether an African-American can get the Democratic nomination or be elected President. Â To spell it out, a sizable number of voters in Pennsylvania didn't vote for Obama because he's black, and it's feared that a sizable ... [read post]
Analysis Two starkly differing views of the contemporary role of race in American politics emerged Â in full view Â in the Supreme Court's Â wide-ranging new ruling on federal voting rights law. Â Both views start with the same premise, but end up in markedly different conclusions. Â Again, the Court is seen to be as deeply divided on the way out of the racial bind Â as the entire country may still be. The opinion deals with an issue that has been considered so difficult that the Court has left it open ... [read post]
Noel Ignatiev is an American history professor at the Massachusetts College of Art. He is best known for his work on race and social class, and for his call to "abolish" the white race, which he defines as "white privilege and race identity." Ignatiev is the co-founder and co-editor of the journal Race Traitor and the New Abolitionist Society. He also has written a book on antebellum northern xenophobia against Irish immigrants, How the Irish Became White. His publisher bills him as one of America's "most controversial" historians.
28.03.2012 [The Trentonian] - Americans trip out about race. Race issues serve as lifeblood of these United States. We swear that we have moved on about our issues with color — for God's sake, we/you have a black president, people exhort — but race matters.
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