Leon Wynter

blogger, The American Race

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Director of Communications for the Harlem Community Development Corp; long-time journalist, he blogs about the racial and ethnic transformation of America at The American Race; author of American Skin: Big Business, Pop Culture and the End of White America

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During his three-day publicity blitz, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has injected himself back into the presidential campaign.  Barack Obama  has distanced himself from Reverend Wright.

Rev. Wright, Part II

During his three-day publicity blitz, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has injected himself back into the presidential campaign. Barack Obama has distanced himself from Reverend Wright.

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It's the birthday of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , and his legacy is a guaranteed topic at tonight's Democratic debate in Las Vegas.

Race and Civil Rights in the Democratic Primary Campaign

It's the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , and his legacy is a guaranteed topic at tonight's Democratic debate in Las Vegas.

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Barack Obama 's mother was white and his father was African. In the United States, that makes him black.

Obama, Race and the Presidential Campaign

Barack Obama 's mother was white and his father was African. In the United States, that makes him black.

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