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Race in Presidential Race: Harmless or Offensive

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Race in Presidential Race: Harmless or Offensive

Race in Presidential Race: Harmless or Offensive

Race in Presidential Race: Harmless or Offensive

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The dispute between Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama about the role of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reveals differences in perceptions of voters. It's innocuous rhetoric for some, and viewed by others as a slight against black power to create change. To define Obama in terms of race will limit his transformative message.

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