Barack Obama Impact on the American Society
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...Barack Obama, America’s president. His contact with race has been even more complicated than most others because of the wide array of ways race has played a role in his life. Firstly, he is bi-racial, with a white mother from Wichita, Kansas and a black father from Kenya, along with having a name with clear Arabic origins. This has led to him engaging in a significant amount of thought and confusion regarding race over the course of his life. As such, the “Nigrescence Model,” a model for the acquisition of Black identity created by William E. Cross Jr., does not quite fit his life... ? Race is part of America, and understandably race is and for most of his life been an important aspect of the life of...