For over a year, Senator Barack Obama has presented himself as a bridge-builder who could transcend racial divisions in this country. But he has rarely explicitly elaborated his views on the dividing line of color in America. But after controversial comments by his former pastor, Obama today delivered his first in-depth speech on race and politics. We look at the complex political calculations behind his adress.


  • John Lewis Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D- GA)

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