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think4yourself July 25th, 2015 2:34pm

"I don't think that Kenyans think of Obama as African-American. They think of him as Kenyan-American" said EJ Hogendoorn, deputy program director for Africa at the International Crisis Group. Is it racist to refer to Obama as Kenyan-American?

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ladyniner81 I hate people
07/30/15 7:41 am

Why do we have all this hyphenated crap anyways? We're all Americans No matter what race you are. They're even doing it for other countries too. *eyeroll * . Well with the exception of French Canadians,

Captainbstring Biden is a Clown
07/29/15 12:16 pm

Who the hell cares??? Don't forget he's half white too. This is NOT something we should be concerned about!!

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
07/27/15 11:15 pm

What's with this African-American categorization anyway? Why don't we refer to those of Italian, Irish, German and other European decent as European-Americans?

sdbrev210 The Pursuit of Happiness
07/26/15 8:46 am

He's more Muslim American

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
07/27/15 11:13 pm

So should we call others Christian-American, Jewish-American, atheist-American etc.?

corino Utah
07/26/15 8:02 am

His birth certificate says he was born in America, he isn't African or Kenyan, and since when do we let our presidents hold dual citizenship. The only reason to call him Kenyan-American is to make a sheriff Joe argument that he can't be president.

think4yourself Not a safe space
07/26/15 8:21 am

Do you think the Kenyans that refer to him as Kenyan-American are pushing Joe's agenda?

Hooah Fmr. Zia
07/25/15 3:23 pm

It's not racist, but that's not the correct term. But it doesn't really matter.

PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
07/25/15 12:51 pm

It's kinda difficult to define. I personally know a lot of Africans that are now Americans from Africa... If that makes sense, they aren't really African Americans

andrewmac Paris
07/25/15 11:37 am

It's like saying someone's from Europe or saying someone's from Sweden. It's not racist it's just more specific

Mattlajoie83 Semi Charmed Life
07/25/15 10:18 am

Yea because he is from Kenya but all the blacks in America are American not African American

rons Thanks America
07/25/15 8:27 am

The father banged his mother, ran away to bang others. There is no history other then sperm.