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Often we hear of the racial divide in America. Some have even argued that there has been a reversal of the progress in racial equality seen in the 1970's and 1980's.
With that in mind, has anyone driven down River Road in Perrysburg or Bancroft Street through Ottawa Hills. I am suprised at the number of Obama signs posted the yards.
If America is so racist, how come economically elite, historically established, primarily white neighborhoods are sporting all those Obama signs?
As a further observation, Obama won the state of Iowa in the primary. Iowa is not exactly a stronghold of African Americans. It was the white vote that gave Obama the state of Iowa.
Is white America actually more racially accepting than black America? Does white America just see a young, vibrant candidate as opposed to a black man running for president? Or is this support of Obama some kind of "white guilt" or "look how progressive I am" syndrome?
Is there a divide in the black community? Does the black middle and upper class get ignored by the media, so that we get a misrepresentation of the black community's opinion of American society?
Can we even talk about the races in the aggregate anymore?