Daniel Menaker

author and former editor

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Author of A Good Talk: The Story and Skill of Conversation; former editor for the New Yorker and Random House Publishing Group

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President Obama wants white Americans to understand why blacks are so angry over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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President Obama wants white Americans to understand why blacks are so angry over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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