Race And Remnick : Blog Of The Nation With president-elect Barack Obama's groundbreaking candidacy, race and the election's been the talk on Talk. The New Yorker's David Remnick dug into how the man himself talks about race.
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Race And Remnick

On our air, this election has been about many things, but especially race.

We've talked with Lani Guinier about what this American moment means to African-Americans.

We've asked the question, "Has the election of Barack Obama made you re-think how you treat others?"

And we've gathered folks like Mayor Michael Coleman, Gary Bauer, and Dawn Turner Trice to muse about how the campaigns used race to advance their causes, and how that changed the national dialogue.

They're all variations on conversations we overheard on the bus, participated in at the dinner table, and mulled over privately, reading link after forwarded link. The New Yorker's David Remnick picked up on a somewhat quieter undercurrent of race, one about president-elect Barack Obama's own questions about, and definition of, his identity. If you'd like, take a minute to reflect on the public questions we've asked and answered, then tune in to hear Remnick's complex account of how Obama answers questions about his own race, and the roll it plays in his public life.