Talking about race

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“Race is an issue we can’t afford to ignore… (there are) complexities of race in this country that we’ve never really worked through - a part of our union that we have not yet made perfect.”
- Senator Barack Obama, March 2008

Four years later, President Obama is talking about the Trayvon Martin case. It’s been one of the few moments race has come up for him as President. We asked our panel - does speaking about the Martin case show that he is moving the ball forward on the issue of race? 

Michael Eric Dyson says he’s still playing defense.

Talking about race

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