Mr. Obama has chosen to make a bid to become the 44th President of the America. None of this is or should be shocking, but it is a truth that has not seen the light of day in this particular fashion since the founding of this Republic.
Let us talk about unusual for a moment. It is not unusual because Mr. Obama is a Black man. Jessie Jackson, Alford Sharpton, Shirley Chisholm, Lenora Fulani and others not so familiar and not quite as popular have run that race, as well. It is not unusual that this new Black candidate is not being considered a stalking horse for some other candidate in order to measure the temperature going in.... (Amsterdam News)