I am responding to Ruth Taylor's letter of Aug. 10 ("Give President Trump a chance to succeed").
The writer states that President Obama left us divided in hatred, and of course this is true, but not due to any actions on his part.
President Obama was consistently thoughtful, dignified and highly intelligent. And therein lies the problem.
For centuries a large proportion of white America has measured their own status and standing against that of black America. They cherished the myth that no matter how economically depressed, uneducated or lacking in status they were individually, all blacks were and are inferior to them.
Obama's election and re-election...