Melissa Harris Lacewell

Professor of Politics and African American Studies, Princeton University

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Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University and author of Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought; seminarian at Union Theological Seminary in New York

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Yesterday in Philadelphia, Barack Obama addressed the potent issues of race, religion and politics in a   speech   designed to allow his campaign get past the controversy created by…

The African American Church: Intersection of Race, Religion, Politics

Yesterday in Philadelphia, Barack Obama addressed the potent issues of race, religion and politics in a speech designed to allow his campaign get past the controversy created by…

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Yesterday in Philadelphia, Barack Obama addressed the potent issues of race, religion and politics in a  speech  designed to allow his campaign get past the controversy created by some…

The African American Church: Intersection of Race, Religion, Politics

Yesterday in Philadelphia, Barack Obama addressed the potent issues of race, religion and politics in a speech designed to allow his campaign get past the controversy created by some…

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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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