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New Book Confronts Questions About Race in the Current Election

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Religion is just one of the issues that have been especially sensitive for Obama. As the first black nominee for president, he's had to confront racial stereotypes and voter prejudice. Gary, Indiana, attorney John Davis says this year's election is a good time to focus on the questions Americans have about each other. He wrote the book What Do White Americans Want to Know About Black Americans But Are Afraid to Ask? Davis spoke with Chicago Public Radio's Michael Puente about why he chose to tackle some lingering stereotypes, such as one about a certain summer fruit.

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