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"Race, and specifically 'blackness' had a central, if implicit role in the 2008 presidential election."
Do you think race still matters today? Or is racism a thing of the past?
Does the election of an African American male as president of the United States, prove that America is a “colorblind” nation?
While many claim that race no longer matters, Enid Logan, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, believes that race - specifically “blackness” - had a central role in the 2008 presidential election.
Professor Logan explores race, identity, and politics by analyzing articles, editorials, blog postings, and other forms of public speech. She has also conducted a large number of in-depth interviews with undergraduate students to document the shifting dynamics of race and inequality in the 21st century.
What questions do you have about race, ethnicity and equality?