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Why is Barack Obama so light skinned?

His father is dark as hell (Almost purple looking) and he's light brown (light skinned). Why? I thought black genes were more dominant, so his white ancestry is irrelevant.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    He is mixed race, just like every other light skinned black person.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    "I thought black genes were more dominant, so his white ancestry is irrelevant."

    Then you should be happy for learning something you didn't know before, shouldn't you?

  • 1 decade ago

    if hes light skin then i must be a white girl.

  • 1 decade ago

    Genetics is a fickle mistress...

    He also seem a bit more emotionally "thin" skinned,than past presidents(both Dem and Rep)

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  • 1 decade ago

    it doesn't matter how dark his father is, he's still part white and that shows by his light-skin

  • 1 decade ago

    his dad is black & his mom is white.

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