Ironically, it was Ms. Morrison that dubbed Bill Clinton the "First Black President":
In an October 1998 essay in The New Yorker, Morrison wrote: "Years ago, in the middle of the Whitewater investigation, one heard the first murmurs: white skin notwithstanding, this is our first black president. Blacker than any actual person who could ever be elected in our children's lifetime."
Ms Morrison is a Nobel Prize winning author. I love my irony served up hot and fresh in the morning..don't you? The NYT has a writeup about her letter to Obama here on their blog page.
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