But a majority of Americans don't believe Obama has affected race relations in the US one way or the other, according to a new Monitor/TIPP poll.
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The planned Park51 Islamic center near ground zero is stirring up anger at Muslims. But reason and decency will prevail, and Muslims – like Irish-Catholics before – will overcome bigotry and be accepted into the American family.
Some crude from the Gulf oil spill has seeped into the sand. It may be altering ecosystems – 'for all time,' one expert says.
US President Obama greets schoolchildren following his second annual back-to-school speech at Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, September 14.
A year ago, the idea of a persuasive and left-leaning president speaking directly to America’s schoolchildren stirred strong passions among conservatives. But those fears do not appear to have returned for Obama’s back-to-school speech this year.
Race relations in Philadelphia, Miss. have come a long way since 1964 when three civil rights activists were murdered there, inspiring the movie “Mississippi Burning.” Today, James Young (r.), the town’s first black mayor, sits in a diner with James David Williams (l.), who says he didn’t vote for the Young, but that he plans to next time.
Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi (c.) greets US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 19, 2012, as President Barack Obama watches. Obama is the first sitting US president to visit the Asian nation.