Barack Obama is the first black man elected President of the United States. Nobody can deny that constitutes progress toward Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of a "colorblind" society. But others call Barack Obama a Muslim who was born outside the country. What role does race play in American politics? In the re-election campaign?
The Politics of Race in the Era of Barack Obama
Peniel Joseph - University of Texas at Austin - @PenielJoseph, Marie Stroughter - African American Conservatives - @mariestroughter, Walter Rhett - historian and writer - @walterrhett, Mikki Taylor - Essence magazine