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What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A cross was burned at the home of New Jersey Obama supporters because they had a "Congratulations, Obama" banner in their front yard.
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A cross was burned at the home of New Jersey Obama supporters because they had a "Congratulations, Obama" banner in their front yard.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

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A bathroom door was defaced with racist graffiti in Minnesota.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A school bus with second- and third-graders on it chanted, "Assassinate Obama."
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A school bus with second- and third-graders on it chanted, "Assassinate Obama."

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

A Muslim woman was told her "time's up" on the New York City subway.
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A Muslim woman was told her "time's up" on the New York City subway.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

Four North Carolina State students wrote "Black House" and "Shoot Obama" in a "free expression tunnel."
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Four North Carolina State students wrote "Black House" and "Shoot Obama" in a "free expression tunnel."

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

Middle school students in Royal Oak, Michigan chanting "Build The Wall!"

During lunch, Michigan middle school students started chanting, "Build the wall."

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A convenience store held a contest where for $1, you could guess when Obama would be attacked while he was in office.
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A convenience store held a contest where for $1, you could guess when Obama would be attacked while he was in office.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

This baby doll was found in a freshman elevator last night at Canisius. I don't care who you are or what your belie… https://t.co/h3Ns1NNqAq

A black baby doll was found tied up in a Canisius College elevator.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A sign was put on a tree in Vay, Idaho, for Obama's "public hanging."
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A sign was put on a tree in Vay, Idaho, for Obama's "public hanging."

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

Trump has spoken about "Making America great again," but someone else had a different message recently in Wellsvill… https://t.co/jqKKi3MYg6

A sign was defaced in Wellsville, New York, to say "Make America white again."

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A black teen was jumped by four white men when he was walking home. They beat him with a baseball bat while shouting, "Obama."
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A black teen was jumped by four white men when he was walking home. They beat him with a baseball bat while shouting, "Obama."

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

A police officer went to an anti-Trump protest with a Confederate flag flying from the back of his car.
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A police officer went to an anti-Trump protest with a Confederate flag flying from the back of his car.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

Black figures were hung from trees in Mount Desert Island, Maine, the day after Obama was elected president.
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Black figures were hung from trees in Mount Desert Island, Maine, the day after Obama was elected president.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

An Episcopal church's sign in Spanish was defaced in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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An Episcopal church's sign in Spanish was defaced in Silver Spring, Maryland.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

People spray-painted swastikas and racial slurs on homes that had Obama bumper stickers or signs in Los Angeles.
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People spray-painted swastikas and racial slurs on homes that had Obama bumper stickers or signs in Los Angeles.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

We woke up to this on our door, in a dorm at @TheNewSchool, where 3 Jewish women live. @ShaunKing @deray… https://t.co/whXuZLFU1l

A student at the New School in New York City woke up to a swastika on her dorm room door.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A rope resembling a noose was hung outside a Baylor University building after Obama was elected.
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A rope resembling a noose was hung outside a Baylor University building after Obama was elected.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

Someone spray painted "Black lives don't matter and neither does your votes" on a wall in Durham overnight.

Someone spray-painted a wall with "black lives don't matter and neither does your votes" in Durham, North Carolina.

What happened when Obama was elected president in 2008:

A professor at the University of Alabama hung a Obama poster on her door after he was elected president. The poster was defaced with racial slurs and a death threat against Obama.
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A professor at the University of Alabama hung a Obama poster on her door after he was elected president. The poster was defaced with racial slurs and a death threat against Obama.

What happened when Trump was elected president in 2016:

PhillyClout: "Sieg Heil," swastikas, racist Trump graffiti appear in South Philly. https://t.co/jaqfCqRz6W

A storefront was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti in South Philadelphia.

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