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New book by Mississippi State author spotlights African American politicians

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 8:19 am

STARKVILLE, Miss.--Barack Obama is president today, thanks to more votes from whites than any other African American political candidate in U.S. history.

The historic 2008 election answered political pundits who had questioned whether a black candidate could receive enough white support to reach the nation's highest office.

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