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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Obama And Black America: An Imperfect Marriage

Barack Obama has had close ties to the African American community throughout his political career. Somewhat paradoxically, he’s often faced counterparts in the community skeptical of his unusual background, his relative centrism on the issues, and his willingness to compromise with Republicans. And so we get the latest chapter in the hot and cold romance […]

September 29, 2011

I Like The Real Jackie

Finally, we can hear — in her own voice, in her own words — what it was like to be Jackie Kennedy in the wake of unspeakable grief. What a bold and generous gift to the American people. What an unsettling development for those who want to cling to an earlier, easier version of one […]

September 19, 2011