Posted on October 15, 2008

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.


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.”