Father And Son Talk Race In The Election

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Brandon and Ronny

Brandon (right) and Ronny McFarland discuss how this election has affected them and why they're voting for Obama. Nishat Kurwa hide caption

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Brandon McFarland, 22, of Oakland, Calif. wanted to find out why his father, Ronny, is planning on voting for Sen. Barack Obama.

"I was going to vote for him just cause he's black. Is that wrong?" Brandon asks his father.

No, his father says, but adds that it's about much more than that. His full answer takes them all the way back to the Civil Rights Movement.

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