Black America Under A Black President

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The historic election of an African-American man to the office of president triggered celebrations in the streets and jubilant exclamations of "only in America." But for black America, Election Day also triggered a lot of soul searching.

Host Liane Hansen talks to political analyst Jonetta Rose Barras and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page about how Barack Obama's presidency will impact black America.



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