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.

Has Election Day Changed Race In Politics?

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Hope For Improved Race Relations

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Race And Politics: A Movement, And Frustration

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The March On Washington — 20 Years Late

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How The Only Coup D'Etat In U.S. History Unfolded

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For Some Voters, Issue Of Race Is About Nuance

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A Black Republican In Texas Stands Firm For McCain

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The Day Lincoln's Hometown Erupted In Racial Hate

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Voters Discuss The Influence Of Race On Politics

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A Conversation: How Race Influences Two Voters

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At Urban League, Candidates Bicker Over Race

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A Historical Footnote On Race And Politics

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