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November 21, 2017
Election 2008
Election 2008
MA Union Leader Says Racism Still a Factor in November's Election
(2008-09-18)
(wfcr) - Some people won't vote for Barack Obama in the presidential elections because he's black. And Robert Haynes has heard plenty of talk like this, in coffee shops, from coworkers, and word of mouth. Haynes -- who is white -- is the president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. The union, which has 400-thousand members in the state, has endorsed Obama for president. Haynes told WFCR's Tina Antolini he's stunned by the racist remarks he's heard... © Copyright 2017, wfcr