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Iowans Make Statement With Obama Win in Caucuses

by Brian A. Wilkins


Though I was forced to watch coverage of the Iowa Caucuses on state-run Euro-American media outlets CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, it still made for good television (thanks to C-SPAN). While enduring CNN reporter Soledad O’Brien’s many references to Iowa “choosing a black guy” and the Fox people continually calling Obama “articulate and well-spoken,” the final results proved something about my home state of Iowa.

Iowa’s population is more than 95 percent European American and less than 3 percent Nubian American (“black”). I was born and raised in a small town in central Iowa, and was Read Entire Article