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80 Years Of Fictional Black Presidents

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80 Years Of Fictional Black Presidents

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80 Years Of Fictional Black Presidents

80 Years Of Fictional Black Presidents

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America has had lots of black presidents dating back to the 1920s. Filmmakers, novelists, musicians and TV writers have for several decades been imagining what life would be like in the U.S. with a black commander-in-chief. Salon writer Louis Bayard joins Alex Cohen to look back at 80 years of black presidents in popular culture.