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Roundtable: Who Speaks for Black America?

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Roundtable: Who Speaks for Black America?

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Roundtable: Who Speaks for Black America?

Roundtable: Who Speaks for Black America?

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A recent Gallup poll shows many African Americans reject the idea of having one person speak for them on issues of race.

Our panel of bloggers discusses the poll's results and considers a recent string of "unwanted" presidential endorsements.

Today, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Amani Channel of My Urban Report, Carmen Van Kerckhove of Racialicious, and Aaron Laramore of Political Season.