By Mark Duell
Last updated at 1:54 PM on 24th September 2011
Almost three years ago millions of Americans were marking a supposed new dawn as they celebrated voting in their first black president.
But Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman claims racism in the U.S. has actually got worse since Barack Obama took office in January 2009.
The film star, who played Nelson Mandela in 2009 film Invictus, told CNN the President has become a target for the Tea Party’s ‘racist’ aggression.