Barack Obama: Aiming Past Race
August 28, 2008
Tonight, Barack Obama formally accepts the Democratic nomination for president. As the first African-American to head a major party ticket, many black and white Americans are celebrating this moment. Some commentators are even suggesting that Obama's candidacy means we are entering a post racial period, meaning that in the future, race won't matter.
KFAI Will Wright reports on the politics and realities of aiming past race.
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