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« on: February 19, 2007, 12:12:03 AM »
He recalls an assistant basketball coach in high school referring to a group of black men as "niggers."
"I told him — with a fury that surprised even me — to shut up,"
"There are black people, and there are niggers," the coach explained. "Those guys were niggers."
"'There are white folks and then there are ignorant m o t h e r @ # ! * e r s like you."
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:09:53 AM »
"Uncle Tom. Collaborator. House n-word."
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:09:06 AM »
After graduating from college, Obama eventually went to Chicago to interview for a job as a community organizer. His racial attitudes came into play as he sized up the man who would become his boss:
"There was something about him that made me wary. A little too sure of himself, maybe. And white."
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:07:33 AM »
Obama's conclusion about the white race described as,
"that ghostly figure that haunted black dreams."
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:04:02 AM »
"Even love was tarnished by the desire to find in the other some element that was missing in ourselves. Whether we sought out our demons or salvation, the other race would always remain just that: menacing, alien, and apart."
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:03:25 AM »
"To admit our doubt and confusion to whites, to open up our psyches to general examination by those who had caused so much of the damage in the first place, seemed ludicrous, itself an expression of self-hatred"
« on: February 19, 2007, 12:02:33 AM »
"There were enough of us on campus to constitute a tribe, and when it came to hanging out many of us chose to function like a tribe, staying close together, traveling in packs. It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names."