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President Barack Obama meets with elected officials, community leaders and law enforcement officials on building trust in communities after Ferguson unrest, on December 1, 2014 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, D.C. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)closemore
President Barack Obama meets with elected officials, community leaders and law enforcement officials on building trust in communities after Ferguson unrest, on December 1, 2014 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, D.C. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

When President Obama was elected in 2008, it was hailed as a landmark: the first African-American president in American history.

But as his presidency draws to a close, how will his legacy on race be perceived? Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Kerry Haynie of Duke University.

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