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How Do Black Cultures Mix, Clash?

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How Do Black Cultures Mix, Clash?

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How Do Black Cultures Mix, Clash?

How Do Black Cultures Mix, Clash?

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During the presidential race, some people debated if Barack Obama was "black enough" because he is the son of a Kenyan and the descendant of slave owners on his mother's side; not a descendant of blacks who were enslaved.

But what do black Americans from different ethnic backgrounds have in common? Farai Chideya takes a look at multiculturalism in the black American community.

She speaks with Jason Walker, president of United for Jamaica and head of the Caribbean Department for WRFG Radio in Atlanta; Sope Ogunyemi, a Los Angeles-based media professional who came to the United States from Nigeria in 1994; and Edwin Okong'o, associate editor and director of communications for New America Media.

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