Castro: Racism in US Keeps Many Away From Obama

AP, October 11, 2008

Fidel Castro says a “profound racism” in the United States will stop millions from voting for Barack Obama in next month’s presidential election.

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Castro’s written comments were published by state media Saturday. In them, he insists a “profound racism” exists in the U.S. and that millions of whites “cannot reconcile themselves to the idea that a black person . .&nbp;. could occupy the White House, which is called just that: white.”

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