Former Cuban president Fidel Castro says a "profound racism" in the United States will stop millions from voting for presidential hopeful Barack Obama, according to the Associated Press.
He added that it was a "miracle" that Senator Obama has not received the same fate as (assassinated leaders) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and others who shared dreams of racial equality and justice.
The former Cuban communist dictator also said that White America "cannot reconcile themselves to the idea that a Black person…could occupy the White House…"
He then switched gears to Republican nominee John McCain by mocking his poor grades at the Naval Academy and describing him as "bellicose."
- Red Carpet