President Obama’s Civil Rights Report Card

The Takeaway

In the midst of all of today’s pageantry, it’s worth taking a step back and looking at what President Obama has done with his first term. He’ll be sworn in on two bibles: one is Abraham Lincoln’s and one is Martin Luther King Jr.’s. With those men in mind, how has the President fared so far when it comes to civil rights?
Jared Ball is associate professor of communication studies at Morgan State University. Ron Christie is a Republican political strategist.

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