Wednesday, November 18, 2009
President Obama’s Election & What It Means about Race in the U.S.
It was widely agreed that the election of Barack Obama in November 2008 was a historically significant moment. The United States had its first African-American president, and it seemed even those with political differences knew that meant something. But what exactly did it mean? On Wednesday we’ll look at how Obama’s election and presidency has changed the conversation about race in this country – and how it hasn’t. Photo by Flickr user loop_oh