Race and the Obama Administration

Michael Eric Dyson talked about the controversy over whether President Obama was being criticized for his race or for his… read more

Michael Eric Dyson talked about the controversy over whether President Obama was being criticized for his race or for his policies. During the week, former President Carter said that race was an overwhelming factor in criticism of President Obama from people such as Representative Joe Wilson and some of the demonstrators at the Tea Party rallies. Professor Dyson said he believed there is an underlying racism in attitudes toward President Obama that should be acknowledged. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communictions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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