Shelby Steele

Hoover Institution

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Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, specializing in the study of race, multiculturalism and American political culture; author of A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited about Obama and Why He Can't Win

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Almost since the revolution that created the United States, Americans have considered themselves as a nation apart.

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Almost since the revolution that created the United States, Americans have considered themselves as a nation apart.

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

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

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