The Black Friend, GOP Wins and More

This week on the Confab: Join Deputy Editor Lauren Williams as she chats with Washington Reporter Cynthia Gordy and How to Be Black author Baratunde Thurston about being the black friend, Rick Santorum's chances and Roland Martin's tweet scandal.Read an excerpt from How to Be Black and click here for information on Thurston's Feb. 13 event in Washington, D.C.

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