Screenshot from 'Who Is Black in America?"

Colorism. Identity. What makes a person "black"? For better or worse, these issues appear to be here to stay for African Americans. And as long as there are black issues to discuss, Soledad O'Brien will be tackling them for a national audience in CNN's Black in America series.

"Who Is Black in America?" premieres Sunday, Dec. 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. Check out a preview here.

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