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Obama and the myth of the first black president

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/rabbi_shmuley/item/obama_and_the_myth_of_the_first_black_president_20110228

If Toni Morrison, the Nobel-prize winning African-American novelist, can refer to Bill Clinton, a white man, as America’s first black president, then surely the process can happen in reverse. Is it possible that Barack Obama is not the first black President but just another white guy who preceded him? It’s a contentious statement, so let me explain.

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