6 Black U.S. Presidents Decades before the Chicago senator from Hawaii - with a continental Afrikan father - began his quest to become the 44th Commander-In-Chief of the United Snakes of Amerikkka, rampant rumors had been circulating regarding previous U.S. Presidents of Afrikan ancestry. Presidential campaigns by Brooklynite Shirley Chisolm – in 1972 – and Reverend Jesse Jackson – in 1984 & '88 – brought international attention to the possibility that a more full-blooded Amerikkkanized-Afrikan may one day sit at the top political position of the very same exploitive, Caucasian-dominated, capitalistic kountry which once cruelly enslaved and terrorized their ancestors. Also to mention, movies such as - James Earl Jones' 1972 - ‘The Man', Morgan Freeman's 1998 - ‘Deep Impact' and Chris Rock's 2003 - ‘Head Of State'; fictionally depict Black men as being U.S. Presidents – while subliminally preparing audiences to actually believe that some semblance of progress was achieved when Obama ascended on the Oval Office in 2008. Plus, while funk legend George Clinton threatened to paint the White House Black in 1993, many unconsciously joked - even with Bill Clinton's lack of substantial amounts of melanin – that the non-inhaling, c@nnabis connoisseur from Arkansas was the ‘first Black President'.
“I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and Black races--that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of Negr0es, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and Black races which will ever forbid the two races of living together in terms of social and political equality.
And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together, there must be the position of superior and inferior. I am as much as any other man in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.”Matter of fact, Hannibal Hamlin, Lincoln's first Vice President, who many said was Black, defended his dark-complexion by claiming… “I take my color from nature. You get yours from the brandy bottle. Which is more honorable?” Then there's the 29th President, Warren G. Harding, whose political opposition revealed the Afrikan ancestry of both parents during his campaign – even getting signed affidavits from childhood acquaintances verifying this, claiming Harding's father, George Tryon Harding, was a half-breed. Also, Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President, who claimed that his mother was dark-complexioned because of her mixed Indian ancestry. Coolidge's mother's maiden name was ‘Moor', which in Spanish is the root for ‘Black'. Finally, there's Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President, who according to historian Auset Bakhufu, had a mother who was part Black, alleging…
“Many of Eisenhower's ancestors, from his mother's side of the family, carried Afrikan names – names that were heard in and around the pyramids and temples in ancient times. Two female ancestors' names were ‘Hypatia', i.e., Hypatia Link and Hypatia McGhee. Hypatia was an Afrikan mathematician and teacher.”
Not to be omitted, is the name of John Hanson, who many commonly refer to as being the first U.S. President. Hanson established the Great Seal of the United States, which all Presidents have since been required to use on all official documents. After the U.S. Congress was formed in 1881, there was a Black John Hanson who was a senator from Grand Bassa County, Liberia, Afrika which advocated for enslaved Afrikans to be sent to Liberia. There was a Caucasoid named John Hanson who was the ninth president of the Continental Congress, and the first person to serve a full term after ratification of the Articles of Confederation. Obama's name, in Kiswahili means ‘sent by God.' In his book – ‘The 5 Negr0 Presidents -Afrikan historian J.A. Rogers writes:
“The portraits of none of the abovementioned [presidents] show the slightest degree of Negr0 strain. But that is certainly not proof. Even before the Revolution many of Negr0 ancestry had become so white that whites who had been kidnapped and sold as Negores could not prove they were really white, the more so that some of them were darker than the bleached Negr0es.” “It is usual for white writers to condemn offhand the statement that any President could possibly have any degree of Negr0 strain, whatsoever. But it is not possible, without minute tracing of ancestry, to find whether one is ‘pure' white.”For more info about Black Presidents check: J.A. Rogers, The Five Negr0 Presidents; Auset Bakhufu, The Six Black Presidents - Black Blood: White Masks; and Leroy Vaughn, Black People and Their Place in World History.