Race Remains Strong Issue in Presidential Bid

Though a tough subject for many Americans, race found its way into the presidential campaign — sometimes in ugly ways It's an issue that crosses regional, economic, and partisan lines.

To that end, National Public Radio organized an ongoing series of discussions about race and the campaign with a group of black, white, Latino and South Asian voters in York, Pennsylvania.

Those conversations were led by NPR's Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep and by All Things Considered co-host Michele Norris. The first of these took place in September.

Norris discusses a recent visit with the voter group.

She said there deepest fears and concerns about race were revealed: "The more we spent time with them the more they walked out on that plank," Norris told Tell Me More host Michel Martin.



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