The Preacher And The Politician Clarence E. Walker Essays
American society. Walker and Smithers acknowledge, “The increasingly popular “postracial” theories in effect proclaim whiteness as normative.
“ While this statement has been suggested throughout our course, the review of the 2008 presidential election presented many examples in the incoherent whiteness of the American culture. As Americans cast their votes they revealed their ethics and direction that they wished for the future of America. While the most notable issue on the ballot was the election of our first black president, Walker and Smiters remind us, ”the fact remains that on November 4, 2008, voters in many states also cast ballots on initiatives relating to abortion, affirmative action, and gay marriage, initiatives that underlined the hotly contested— and interrelated— issues of race, gender, and sexuality in modern America.”
The results of these…