Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the form of blind loyalty to President Barack Obama.

Are black people supporting Obama mainly because he’s black? If race is just one factor in blacks’ support of Obama, does that make them racist? Can blacks’ support for Obama be compared with white voters who may favor his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, because he’s white?

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These questions have long animated conservatives who are frustrated by claims that white people who oppose Obama’s policies are racist. read more…

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  1. This is not a question of whether blacks vote because Obama is black. Blacks vote democratic because it’s the only party that includes them.

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