by Zaheer Ali onOctober 11, 2012
While President Obama has not presented a perfect candidacy for Muslim Americans, Zaheer Ali argues at the Islamic Monthly that his domestic policies, unlike those championed by Mitt Romney, have benefited all Americans and he has created the discursive space within which to challenge disagreeable policies.
October 11, 2012
President Obama will speak at campaign events at the University of Miami and at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.
October 10, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with professor Jelani Cobb about things some people just don't get about Obama's cultural significance. Plus: The worst habits of rappers.
by Eugene Robinson onOctober 10, 2012
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson says that he did not hear one concrete departure from the president's approach in the speech that was supposed to distinguish his Republican opponent.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 8, 2012
Still too soon to laugh about last week's performance? Not if you take your cues from the president.
by Kelly Virella onOctober 6, 2012
If fear of racial perceptions was what kept the president from really going in on Romney, it's time to get over it, Kelly Virella writes at the Huffington Post.
by Michael E. Ross onOctober 6, 2012
The president let his opponent punch himself out in this week's debate, Short Sharp Shock blogger Michael E. Ross writes at Open Salon.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 5, 2012
Leave it to John Sununu, the guy who said the president should "learn how to be an American," to come up with this takeaway from the debate.
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onOctober 5, 2012
Despite claims that President Obama didn't go far enough, he at least told the truth, The Root's contributing editor Edward Wyckoff Williams writes at Ebony. Plus, he argues, the president strategically avoided an "angry black man" characterization.
October 5, 2012
President Obama will deliver campaign remarks at George Mason University and Cleveland State University.
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