The surge of racism in the US after Obama's victory - hundreds of incidents

In the US, after the number of cases of religious and racial intolerance, Barack Obama's victory in the presidential elections has increased, informs Associated Press.In the US, after the number of cases of religious and racial intolerance, Barack Obama's victory in the presidential elections has increased, informs Associated Press.

According to NGO Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, which aims to fight against hatred and discrimination, several hundred incidents - vandalism and threats to physical harm - were registered across the country during the last two weeks.According to experts, this fact shows that in the country where Obama's victory was compared with a victory over racism is still strong racial prejudice.

"There are a large number of people who feel that they lose their habitual way of life, that they seemed to have stolen the country that built their ancestors", - says Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Mark Potok.

"I believe that our na

tion is ruined, this happened within a few decades, and the election of Obama was only the culmination of these changes", - said the 46-year-old Grant Griffin from Georgia.

cases of racial intolerance are registered across the country - from California to Maine.So, the director of one of the schools in Georgia have banned students to wear clothing with political slogans in order to avoid "unnecessary conflicts."

Middle school, African-American from another school said that the day after the election she had heard from their white classmates "obscene" comments about Obama, and teachers refused to discuss the lessons of the election results.

in New York and Los Angeles unknown ornamented cars and facades of houses Nazi symbols painted and wrote "Go back to Africa."there was even one person suffered physical harm: in New York the night after the election, four white men, "Obama" shouting, pounced on the black teenager with a baseball bat.

"changes, whatever they may be, are never easy, and a black president is the most serious racial change from those that the country has experienced since the Civil War, Obama's victory has shaken the very foundations on which America stood for centuries." - He saidWilliam Ferris of the South American research Center (Center for the study of the South American) at the University of North Carolina.

"Someone once said that racism is like cancer completely get rid of it can not, can only be achieved remission." - Quoted Ferris agency.