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Does Black President Equal End to Racism?

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On January 20th,2009 President-Elect Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America. This will mark the first time in the nation's history that someone other than a Caucasian Male will lead this country in the capacity of President. What makes this event even more compelling is that in light of the tenuous and horrific history of racial tension in this country, a black man, Barack Obama, was elected President by a majority of voters. This historic event begs an obvious question " Does Black President Equal End to Racism?" Let's Talk About! Special Guests: Walter Howard Zinn, Jr. - Political consultant and activist, Afi Patterson - Attorney at Law and legal commentator, Reginald E. Sainte-Rose - Principal of New Jersey Elementary School