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August 28, 2014

Thursday letters: U.S. hardly a post-racial society

In 2008, when Sen. Barack Obama was elected as our first African-American president, it was said that we are in a post-racial society. The fact is that we are far from it. Since President Obama’s election, we’ve seen the emergence of the tea party and a U.S. congressman holler out, “You lie!” to the president while he was delivering a State of the Union speech. We’ve seen a governor point her finger in the face of the president of the United States when he visited the state of Arizona.

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