Watch This: MSNBC Panel Tackles Race and Obama

Saturday's episode of Up With Chris Hayes on MSNBC featured an all-star panel of black thinkers. Ta-Nehisi Coates, Melissa Harris Perry, W. Kamau Bell and Jay Smooth tackled Mitt Romney's "birther" remark, the state of racial politics in modern America and Coates' viral essay, "Fear of a Black President," in which he discussed "the false promise and double standard of integration."

It's a conversation you shouldn't miss. Check out a segment here and visit the show's website to see the entire conversation:

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