What Did Jesse Jackson Really Mean?

What did Jesse Jackson really mean when he says Obama is "talking down to black people?" What does it say about the relationship between Barack Obama and the civil rights establishment?

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Christopher Bracey, professor of law, as well as African and African American studies, at Washington University's School of Law.

He's also the author of Saviors or Sellouts: The Promise and Peril of Black Conservatism, from Booker T. Washington to Condoleezza Rice.

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The Promise and Peril of Black Conservatism, from Booker T. Washington to Condoleezza Rice

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