President Obama says he “absolutely” Faced Racism throughout his presidency during an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Wednesday.
He said, “Are there folks whose primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign ― the other? Are those who champion the birther movement feeding off of bias?” “Absolutely.”
Zakaria pointed out that the president “doesn’t see racism in mainstream opposition to him, but he does see it on the fringes.”
“I think there’s a reason attitudes about my presidency among whites in northern states are very different from whites in southern states,” Obama said.
Yep, that’s President Obama keeping it real about race and how he was treated throughout his presidency. He was treated with an otherness by many, including birther king Donald Trump, who is now professing his admiration for the nation’s first black president.
[email protected] to @FareedZakaria in #ObamaLegacy: Are there people whose primary concern is that I seem foreign? Absolutely https://t.co/VLBUR6m6es
— CNN (@CNN) December 8, 2016
President Obama Says He ‘Absolutely’ Faced Racism Throughout Presidency
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