The Intersection Of Race And Politics The emergence of Sen. Barack Obama as a serious presidential candidate was destined to bring the issue of race to the forefront in American society. In a month-long series, Weekend Edition Sunday examines the impact of race on politics — looking back at times when racial tensions shaped government and looking ahead to the role race undoubtedly will play for many voters in November.
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The Intersection Of Race And Politics

In a month-long series, Weekend Edition Sunday examines the impact of race on politics.