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Black-Latino Relations in the Race for the White House

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On today's show, we're kicking off a three-day miniseries focused on the state of black leadership.

First up: an in-depth look at the history of black-Latino relations in the U.S., with a particular focus on Barack Obama's appeal among Latino voters.

For insight, Farai will speak with a group of experts on Latino-American politics to help us get the big picture.

But first, share your thoughts on the topic:

- How important are Latinos in Obama winning the general election?
- How strong is the threat that Latinos just won't show up at the polls?
- Is Obama's race a factor for many Latino voters?
- As Obama and McCain battle for the Latino vote, what are the "litmus test" issues?

Related Links:
BlackProf.com: Black-Latino Relations and the Public Discourse
New York Times: In Obama's Pursuit of Latinos, Race Plays Role

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