The latest news on race
His election changed many black voters' view of American society.
Many African-American voters oppose gay marriage and abortion.
A moment hundreds of years in the making, brought about by millions of engaged citizens.
U.S. News asked African-American scholars and political experts for their reactions.
Obama ran a raceless campaign, but must ignite a national focus on race, USC's Robin Kelley writes.
“Not in our lifetime,” former Clinton speechwriter Terry Edmonds used to say. No more.