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.
- Kerry Haynie, associate professor of political science and African-American studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences at Duke University.
This segment aired on January 12, 2016.