November 14, 2008 In a diverse panel of voters, even those who voted for John McCain said they found cause for optimism in Barack Obama's victory. For some blacks in the group, the election's outcome also brought a longed-for sense of acceptance.
November 14, 2008 In a final conversation about race and the election, a diverse group of voters in York, Pa., divulge how their views have shifted since Barack Obama's election. They also discuss questions about this new chapter in American politics.
October 24, 2008 Michele Norris says this election year has dredged up some very strange and potent emotions for her. It's stirred up old memories of racial tensions during her childhood in Birmingham, Ala.
October 24, 2008 To probe deeper into race and its impact on the 2008 election, Michele Norris and Steve Inskeep are interviewing 15 voters from York, Pa. Inskeep has found that blacks seem to speak more comfortably about race than whites. He asks: "Whether we are white or black, do we really know ourselves?"
October 24, 2008 In a conversation about race and the election with 15 voters from York, Pa., Michele Norris and Steve Inskeep talk about what could happen after the election. Regardless of who wins, the voters expressed fears about riots, chaos and racial distrust.
October 24, 2008 Who is Joe Six-Pack? Is he a white guy or a brown-skinned immigrant? What does "Country First" mean? A group of 15 voters — black, white and brown — from York, Pa., help decode the language and imagery used by the campaigns.
September 11, 2008 In this election season, the media has explored the role of race in politics. In a series of discussions, Michele Norris and Steve Inskeep are interviewing 13 people from York, Pa., about their views. Norris describes the difficulties of delving into an often uncomfortable subject.
September 11, 2008 When voters choose between McCain and Obama, how will their experiences with race affect their decisions? As a panel of 13 people from York, Pa., debated a thorny topic, a theme emerged.
September 11, 2008Morning Edition and All Things Considered traveled to York, Pa., for a series of conversations with residents about race. The goal? To dig a little bit deeper than election polls about race and its role in the 2008 election.