With Mia Love's Election We're Still Not Post-Racial

Mia Love is likely just the beginning of a new wave of Democratic, independent, and Republican elected officials of color. . . . But it would be a mistake for us to take their post-racial, colorblind politicking to mean that the country is actually post-racial. This point was illustrated crudely and clearly by a recent Republican caller to C-SPAN who stated, "This is about race. The Republicans hate that n***** Obama." [Read more]