On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
The overwhelming majority of African-American voters shifted allegiance from the Republican Party to the Democrats with the Kennedy administration, and now the number of Black conservative and independent voices seems to be increasing. As part of our Black History Month series, Kojo and panelists discuss the evolution of Black politics.
- Shelby Steele Research Fellow, Stanford University's Hoover Institution; and author of "White Guilt: How Blacks & Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era" (Harper Collins)
- Randall Kenan Author, "Walking on Water"
- Clarence Lusane Assistant professor or Political Science, School of International Studies, American University
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