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Obama-Era Race Relations In Black And White

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Obama-Era Race Relations In Black And White

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Obama-Era Race Relations In Black And White

Obama-Era Race Relations In Black And White

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President Barack Obama broke through major racial barriers when he won the White House in November.

But do black and white Americans view his achievement differently? Is there fear among some in the white community that an Obama administration will cater to African-American interests?

Tony Cox explores the sensitive issue of race from a non-black perspective.

He speaks with bloggers Dan Agin — an emeritus biologist at the University of Chicago and a blogger at The Huffington Post — and Brandon Perkins, a writer for LA Weekly who also blogs for The Huffington Post.