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- Alexander Keyssar Author
- Robert Richie from the Center for Voting and Democracy
- Ron Walters director of the African American Leadership Institute and professor in government and politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of over 100 articles and 10 books, including most recently, "The Price of Racial Reconciliation."
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