Pastor Jesse Lee Peterson Says Obama's Mom Hated 'Being White'
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

jesse lee peterson speakingA pastor claimed that President Barack Obama is racist against white people and that his mother influenced this thinking because she “hated being white.”

Jesse Lee Peterson, who has been a guest on Fox News, recently made the accusation on a radio show.

“His mother, she hated her color,” Peterson said. “She hated being white and I’m thinking, I don’t have a whole lot of proof of this, but I do know she hated her color, hated being white. I think he may have been brought up not to accept that side of himself and that adds to him being a racist because he doesn’t really respect white folks.”

Peterson also called Obama evil, a socialist and possibly a Muslim.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine,, New York Amsterdam News, and Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.