Racial tension simmers on Martha's Vineyard as Barack Obama arrives

When Barack Obama arrives on Martha's Vineyard for his first family holiday as president, he will enjoy the sparkling sea, salty air and fresh fish and clams.

And like others he will probably be unaware of the thousands of illegal immigrants the island relies on during its summer season.
But in the recession, a small army of dishwashers, gardeners and labourers, mostly from Brazil, has created a simmering tension with some locals and amid the ... Full Story »

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Nick Bedford
2.8
by Nick Bedford - Feb. 15, 2011

The title to this article really throws off the entire story. The author may have been trying to grab the attention of the reader with the title being about racial tension and President Obama. The article focuses more towards illegal immigration than Obama's trip to Martha's Vineyard.

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