October 17, 2008
Posted: 08:13 PM ET
MICHAEL ERIC DYSON
There is little question that race has affected the 2008 presidential election,
though often through inference and innuendo. Initially, Barack Obama's historic quest for the highest political office in the land was rife with suspicion from white and black quarters.
Eventually, millions of black voters signed on to his campaign after relinquishing skepticism about his being black enough and after he proved in Iowa that he could win over white voters.
Michael Eric Dyson's commentary is an LKL Blog exclusive. His thoughts are his own.
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