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Why Obama Chooses 'Black' Over 'Biracial'

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Why Obama Chooses 'Black' Over 'Biracial'

Election 2008

Why Obama Chooses 'Black' Over 'Biracial'

Why Obama Chooses 'Black' Over 'Biracial'

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With a Kenyan father and white mother, Barack Obama still identifies himself as African American rather than bi-racial. Alex Cohen explores why that is and what this choice means in the political arena.

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