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Gwen Ifill began her journalism career at the Boston Herald in 1977, covering race riots by telephone. It was too risky for a young black reporter to venture onto the grounds of South Boston High School. Thirty years later, a black man announced his candidacy for president of the United States. Obama is the leading edge of a sea change in American politics, but his is by no means the only story. Ifill offers incisive, detailed profiles of other prominent...
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Briefly introduces the origins, history, actions, and impact of the Ku Klux Klan, a hate group that targets a wide range of ethnic, religious, and cultural groups in the United States.