Assessing Black Leadership Besides the issue of "passing the torch," there's also the question of how the black community judges its leadership. Political analysts Ron Walters and Sherrilyn Ifill offer their insight.
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Assessing Black Leadership

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Besides the issue of "passing the torch," there's also the question of how the black community judges its leadership.

Plus, is it a good idea to rely on a few people and a handful of organizations to represent a wide range of African-American interests?

For more, political analysts Ron Walters and Sherrilyn Ifill offer their insight.

Walters is a professor of government and politics at the University Of Maryland. Ifill is a civil rights lawyer and law professor at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Passing the Torch of Leadership

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Are traditional civil rights leaders ready for a new generation to take the helm? How well do different generations work together in the African-American community?

For insight, Farai Chideya speaks with James Rucker and Charles Steele Jr.

Rucker is executive director and co-founder of the San Francisco based-organization, Color of Change. The group's projects have included Web-based organizing for protests around the Jena Six case.

Steele is national president and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a civil rights organization co-founded by Martin Luther King Jr.

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