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In the speech, mr obama recalled working as a young illinois state senator to fight racial profiling, not by calling the police racist, but by sitting down and negotiating a new law. The obama speech is in a word, powerful obama skillfully tackles what is in many ways a third rail issue in us politics - race in a country that a few short years ago walked out of the un summit on racism, and later failed miserably in the aftermath of hurricane katrina, it seemed like. Full transcript of president obama's remarks on race and the trayvon martin case, friday, july 19, 2013, in the white house press briefing room, as released by the white house: the president: i. Transcript: read full text of president barack obama's speech in selma by maya rhodan march 7, 2015 with respect to race, little has changed in this country i understand the question, for.
Barack obama brushed aside the critics who hated him for his skin color—but failed to see the racial confrontation they foretold. Obama's 2008 race speech, written after video surfaced of his former pastor cursing america, represents such a moment obama was fighting for his political life and delivered a personal speech. President barack obama's inaugural address why men and women and children of every race and every faith can join in celebration across this magnificent mall and. It has been called a pivotal moment of the 2008 presidential campaign: barack obama's race speech at the constitution center the national constitution center presents a virtual exhibit of obama's race speech on march 18th, 2008.
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The issue of obama's race being a contributing factor to the amount of supporters that he has gained throughout the election is definitely a little biased, and i don't think it's smart for people to just follow a candidate based solely on their race or ethnicity. Barack obama speaks in philadelphia, pa at constitution center, on matters not just of race and recent remarks but of the fundamental path by which america can work together to pursue a better future. President barack obama's election in 2008 broke a racial barrier that set soaring expectations for an era of improved race relations now, as he departs office, those hopes have largely evaporated.