Racial divisions in Obama’s America

Obama’s pres­i­dency has polar­ized the public’s views on race, say North­eastern pro­fes­sors Amílcar Bar­reto and Richard D. O’Bryant, whose new book explores this issue from a range of perspectives.

3Qs: Moving beyond the conventions

Michael Dukakis, a Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Polit­ical Sci­ence, weighs in on the Demo­c­ratic National Con­ven­tion and pre­views the race to the White House between Pres­i­dent Barack Obama and Repub­lican chal­lenger Mitt Romney.