A poll by CNN and Essence magazine released Thursday found that Americans believe the country is more ready to elect an African-American president than a woman. Here are the numbers: 76 percent of the 2,200 polled said yes, the country is ready for a black president; only 22 percent said no. But when it came to a woman president, only 65 percent said the country was ready, and 35 percent said no.
Photo-speak: Compare and contrast.
Hilary Clinton's supporters in Townsend, Seattle.
Obama supporters in Townsend, Seattle.
When pictures say more than a thousand words ever will.