Tag: racial attitudes

Post racial America, we ain’t there yet

I know that we like to think of ourselves as living in a post-racial America. I wish we were there. I truly wish we lived in a land in which race simply doesn’t matter. Several researchers have looked at the 2008 election and asked whether race was a factor in voting in the 2008 election. These researchers were able to use Google searches (looking for racially motivated terms). An estimated three to five percent of the votes cast for racially motivated. The New York Times has more:

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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