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Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-Il) speaks during a major address on race and politics, March 18, 2008 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Obama rejected the controversial statements by his pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright and spoke of the need to move beyond the racial divide.
Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-Il) speaks during a major address on race and politics, March 18, 2008 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Obama rejected the controversial statements by his pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright and spoke of the need to move beyond the racial divide.

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In 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama delivered a speech on race in the aftermath of the Jeremiah Wright controversy.

2008: Obama on race in politics (Part 1)

In 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama delivered a speech on race in the aftermath of the Jeremiah Wright controversy.