The End of Black History Month (?)

Spike Lee, T.D. Jakes, Chris Tucker, Tonya Lewis Lee, Michael Eric Dyson, Tom Joyner, Van Jones, Christopher Hitchens and debate the relevance of Black History Month in the Obama age.

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A multicultural swirl of faces came to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History for The Root Inaugural Ball to fete the arrival of our new president. The iconic setting and diverse crowd of revelers begged the question: Is it time to end the segregation of teaching history? Watch as The Root correspondents Helena Andrews and Dayo Olopade ask Spike Lee, T.D. Jakes, Chris Tucker, Tonya Lewis Lee, Michael Eric Dyson, Tom Joyner, Van Jones, Christopher Hitchens to sound off on the relevance of Black History Month in the Obama Age.

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