Joy-Ann Reid is a national correspondent for MSNBC and the author of the new book Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide explains the uneasy history between African Americans and the Democratic Party. Jesse Jackson’s relationship with the Democratic Party and the changing demographics of American politics. Reaching out to Black voters and alienating white voters. Why President Obama is hesitant to speak directly to African American issues. The differences between the Clintons and Obama when speaking on race. The split between African Americans and the left over Obama. President Obama civil rights leadership and Wall Street.
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