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Cain: Tea party doesn’t hate Obama because he’s black

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain insists that the color of President Barack Obama’s skin has nothing to do with the strong opposition he has faced from conservatives. “I don’t think that people being uncomfortable with this president has anything whatsoever to do with his race,” Cain told an audience of…

Civil rights icon: Cain ‘telling white folks what they want to hear’

At a funeral service for civil rights leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth Monday, 90-year-old Rev. Joseph Lowery said that the Republican Party would be better off with more white leaders like Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R). Bentley, who also spoke at the service in Birmingham, Alabama, recalled growing up as a…