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Let's Talk Race: A Look at President Barack Obama's Speeches on RaceThese speeches, some collected before Barack Obama was even elected President of the United States, are powerful and part of our nation's history. Uniquely, each of these speeches address events that relate to race. These speeches remain relevant because as national events continue to unfold; the need for the discussion of race is vital.Race is one of those issues we seldom discuss publicly because it engenders such emotion-on all sides of the equation. Some might argue, erroneously so I might add, that the election of Barack Obama ushered in a post racial America. Therefore, these discussions should be put to rest. Nothing can be further from the truth. Race issues continue to be part of our national conversation and experience.
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About the Author
The author is a history buff, college instructor, and avid reader. He is an astute observer of people and strongly believes history is found in speeches, because speeches relate the heart of our times. He also works with young people and stresses the importance of them understanding history.