Obama on the "black enough" question

In Selma, Obama stakes his claim to an African-American legacy.


Kerry Lauerman
March 5, 2007 7:46PM (UTC)

Sunday's bake-off in Selma, Ala., between Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama, was maybe most notable for Obama's direct approach to critics who have questioned how black he is, since he hails from an African father and white mother and is not a descendant of slaves. He addresses the subject here, and we wonder if it will settle the matter once and for all. What do you think?


Kerry Lauerman

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