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BY ZAK CHENEY-RICE (October 2019)

 

 

 

Steven Reed And Why "Firsts" Still Matters

 

     The past decade has been a crash course in the limits of political “firsts.”

Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States, cast himself as the

personification of hope, a balm for a nation scarred by racism. He was convincing

because he believed it himself: His faith in the fundamental goodwill of most white

Americans and understanding that, for many black ones, he heralded a degree of

power few thought they’d see wielded by one of their own, made his vision of a

 

future marked by unprecedented national unity hard to resist.
     

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