Tag Archives: Barack Obama

American House Negro Supreme Title No Longer Cut-And-Dried

by Brian A. Wilkins

House Negro Supreme
Booker T. Washington (L), President Barack Obama, and Supreme Court Justice
Clarence Thomas (R).

For decades, it was always Booker T. Washington; then Clarence Thomas became the “black” Republican mascot of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1991 thanks to Bush I. 20 years later, a newcomer is now worthy of mention in the Thomas-Washington dichotomy. The three candidates all have impressive resumes, but we’ll let you decide.


Washington is best known for being one of the founding members of Tuskegee University, an “historically black college” in America. It is also the site … Read Entire Article

Iowans Make Statement With Obama Win in Caucuses

by Brian A. Wilkins
1/5/2008 (code refreshed, links updated January 7, 2020)

I was forced to watch coverage of the Iowa Caucuses on state-run, Euro-American media outlets CNN, Fox News, MSNBC. It made for good television, mostly thanks to C-SPAN. CNN reporter Soledad O’Brien’s made many references to Iowa “choosing a black guy.” Fox News people continually called Obama “articulate and well-spoken.” Regardless, 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 … Read Entire Article