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Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

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Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

We continue conversations on President Barack Obama's racial legacy--this time, we hear opinions on where he fell short or failed people of color. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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We continue conversations on President Barack Obama's racial legacy--this time, we hear opinions on where he fell short or failed people of color.

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Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

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Shereen and Gene continue our conversation on President Barack Obama's racial legacy. Where did the president fall short — or fail — people of color? We hear opinions about Obama's actions as they affected Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans. Janet Murguia is president of the National Council of La Raza. Simon Moya-Smith is editor of Indian Country Today and a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation. Carla Shedd teaches sociology and African American studies at Columbia University; she wrote the book "Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice."