Archive for August 2016

Political Couples Who Are Interracially Married

What does New York Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray, former Maine Senator and Secretary of Defense William Cohen and Janet Langhart, Republican Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Mia Love and Jason Love, and National Security Advisor Susan Rice and Ian Cameron have in common? These are four white men who have black... Read more »

Would Barack Obama Have Been Elected if Michelle Were White?

Now that America is in the midst of another presidential election year, I would like to address a question I was frequently asked when doing my research on black-white interracially married couples during the early years of the Obama administration. The question – did I think Barack Obama would have won the presidency if his... Read more »