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So much for 'conversation' on race

July 21, 2010 Politisite 0

The election of Barack Obama, America’s first black president, was supposed to be a sign of our national maturity, a chance to transform the charged, stilted “national conversation” about race into a smarter and more authentic dialogue, led by a president who was also one of the nation’s subtlest thinkers and writers on the topic. Instead, the conversation just got dumber. The America of 2010 is dominated by racial images […]