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Statewide Races a Challenge for Black Politicians?

Pamela Gentry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Gentry

As recent as 2006, three African-Americans ran for high-profile statewide office on the Republican ticket and all were defeated by considerable margins.

NYT Mag: Is Obama The End Of Black Politics?

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Forty-seven years after he last looked out from behind the bars of a South Carolina jail cell, locked away for leading a march against segregation in ...

Some Black Lawmakers Anxiously Awaiting Obama Nod

The Hill | Aaron Blake and Jordan Fabian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's endorsement of a white incumbent facing a black primary challenger has disappointed some members of the Congressional Black Caucus, who...