In this July 27, 2012, photo President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. As the nation moves toward the multiracial future heralded by this son of an African father and white mother, the events of Obama's first term, and what people make of them, help trace the racial arc of his presidency. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Mixed Feelings About Race Relations In Post-Obama US As Hate Crimes Reach Record High

(MintPress) — “The fantasy was that electing a black president would end racism for good, and it was just that – a fantasy, of course,” Mark Potok, editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) quarterly investigative journal Intelligence Report told MintPress. While many Americans heralded the 2008 election of the first African-American as a […]