MY SAY: When will racial demagoguery end?

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2008) MY SAY: When will racial demagoguery end? The Edge.

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As the US presidential race hots up, concerns have been raised that being black could allegedly cost Senator Barrack Obama as much as six percentage points on election day. This is based on a new poll conducted by Stanford University, probing the effect of the Democratic presidential candidate's race on his historic campaign for the White House. "There's a penalty for prejudice, and it's not trivial," Stanford University political scientist Paul Sniderman was quoted as saying. In a close contest, racism "might be enough to tip the election", he adds. Meanwhile, nearly threequarters of the blacks polled say white people have too much influence on US politics. More than 70% of the population in the US is white, while only 13% is black.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51-1595 Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 04:11
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2017 04:11

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