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Celebrities, leaders share their experience as black Americans

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  • Vanessa Williams: Being black is a "badge of honor;" still "I feel racism daily"
  • Spike Lee: African Americans stories are universal, should not be "ghetto-ized"
  • Michael Baisden: Young black men need more intellectual, academic role models
  • CNN Presents: Black in America airs July 23 and 24, at 9 p.m. ET
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