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Barack Obama won 95% of the black vote in November, but African Americans are anything but unanimous on what his election will mean. We’ll hear differing views about race relations, national policy and role models. Also, Obama’s impact on Southern California.

Producers:
Christian Bordal
Katie Cooper
Gary Scott

Main Topic From King to Obama: America Receives Its First Black President
Barack Obama declared that Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday should begin a new tradition of service. Today, with the First-Lady-to-be, he surprised a group of volunteers in Washington, DC sending cards, letters and packages to troops serving overseas. Photo: US President-elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle (L) pose with a group of volunteers during a National Day of Service Project. MANDEL NGAN/Staff/Getty Images News

Guests:
Cheryl Contee, Jack and Jill Politics (@ch3ryl)
Wayne Bennett, TheFieldNegro.com (@fieldnegro)
Glen Ford, Executive editor of Blackagendareport.com
Rachel Skerritt, High school principal and novelist living in Boston

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