The Black History of the White House

- By Bossip Staff Categories: News, The Atlanta Post

The White House has an indelible history of black service by slaves, servants, cooks, butlers,  ushers and secret service agents. In the scheme of world events, their stories may be trivial, but their presence through the ages makes it clear that the palest thing about the White House is its paint job.

“The White House has always reflected the paradoxes, contradictions, conflicts that have existed in the country as a whole,” said Clarence Lusane, author of “The Black History of the White House” and an associate professor of political science at American University.

Continued at The Atlanta Post


  • Boondock Saint

    I can sum up the history of the white house in one sentence.

    We built the damn place.

    • http://bossip GAT TURNER buuudddat!!!!

      TRUE DAT TRUE DAT…..kan you say FIRST ARCHITECTS in this beeotch!!

    • Boondock Saint

      Can do: PYRAMIDS!

    • We"Blacks"AreTheREALHebrewIsraelites

      You beat me to it, Boondock Saint! :)

  • ceewalk

    They look beautiful really;)

  • Smurff

    I wish my grandparents lived to see this!

  • http://bossip GAT TURNER buuudddat!!!!

    Those krakkers kan have that house…..We will Inherit the EARTH!

    • Ty

      Let’s hope you are absolutely right!!!

  • ignoranceisbliss

    I wonder when the Obama’s leave the office will they burn all the furniture…Just think?


    As valentines day fast approaches sincare HAPPY EARLY VALENTINESDAY”‘GREETING TO OR PRIESDENT SIR BERACK OBAMA R FIRST LADIE,AND FAMILY!”thanks forreadin!

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