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Alex Witt

March on Washington: The state of race in America 50 years later

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Clinton Yates of The Washington Post and James Peterson, director of Africana studies at Lehigh University, discuss race in America on Weekends with Alex Witt. They discuss the commemorative marches planned for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and President Barack Obama’s planned speech. Professor Peterson says the President “needs to speak specifically about issues of poverty in communities of color.”Aug.18.2013

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