Inside Obama's Farrakhan Dilemma

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Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan addresses the Nation of Islam's Saviour's Day convention. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Our panel of bloggers take a closer look at how Barack Obama is dealing with stated support from controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

Joining in the conversation are attorney Wayne Bennett of The Field Negro; professor and blogger Michael Fauntroy; and author Debra Dickerson, who blogs at Mother Jones.

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