Debra Dickerson

essayist and author

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Essayist and author of The End of Blackness and An American Story

Debra Dickerson on KCRW

Barack Hussein Obama is now president of the United States.

Inauguration Day for President Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama is now president of the United States.

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An African-American rode to the White House yesterday on what pollsters call "a storm of voter dissatisfaction" and the promise of change.

From Making History to Governing the White House

An African-American rode to the White House yesterday on what pollsters call "a storm of voter dissatisfaction" and the promise of change.

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With just two years in the Senate,  Barak Obama  is a political star who  wants to be America's first black president .

Barak Obama: Race and Inexperience

With just two years in the Senate, Barak Obama is a political star who wants to be America's first black president .

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