john_j_enright (john_j_enright) wrote,

Historic Moment, Revised

The Washington Post ran a story today arguing that Obama is not actually black, since he's half-white.
To me, as to increasing numbers of mixed-race people, Barack Obama is not our first black president.
I guess that'll have to wait
for some future date.

UPDATE: If you're interested in the niceties of genetic history, here are some estimates on "How White Are Blacks, How Black Are Whites?"

There's a mention of Asians and Native Americans in connection with Tiger Woods.

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