Quote of the Day: Jimmy Carter on Racial Politics

The former president on why President Barack Obama may be reluctant to advocate African-American causes.

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President Jimmy Carter

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You can hear this quote by Jimmy Carter, from an interview with Huffington Post Live, in its full context here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.