How Obama Has Changed Black Journalists

Watch Left of Black: An interview with The Root Associate Editor David Swerdlick about the challenges of covering a black president.

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The Root Associate Editor David Swerdlick and Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal

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Left of Black host and Duke professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by The Root's own David Swerdlick, who talks about modern journalism and President Obama's influence on his career. Later, Neal is joined by journalist and playwright Esther Armah to discuss her Emotional Justice project and its holiday campaign for forgiveness, “The ‘F’ Word.”

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