Barack Obama Says He Punched Schoolmate After He Used A Racial Slur

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(WTRF)- Former President, Barack Obama, admitted that he used violence to respond to racism on a podcast with Bruce Springsteen.

The podcast on Spotify, “Renegades: Born in the USA,” features the former President and Boss where they discuss their lives, politics, music and race.

According to TMZ, Obama said the kid he punched was a friend he played basketball with with, and one time they got into a fight and his friend called him a racial slur.

After the punch Obama said “Don’t ever call me something like that.”

According to Spotify, Barack and Bruce have been friends since they met on the campaign trail in 2008.

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