Newspaper Headline Calls Obama ‘The N***** In The White House’

Source: Lilly Workneh / theGrio

“The N*gger in the White House”  that’s the headline for a recent articled published in the WestView News, a newspaper servicing residents of New York’s Lower West Side.

The racially insensitive headline was in reference toPresident Obama and is printed above an opinion piece written by author and journalist James Lincoln Collier. In the article, Collier actually writes in support of Obama and calls out far-right voters who “hate Obama because he is black.”

“The simple truth is that there is still in America an irreducible measure of racism,” Collier writes.

“America’s increasing tolerance of far-right opinion has made racism more acceptable,” he adds.

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