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Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a strategic political leader. He was a realist whose choices were often upsetting and unpalatable to those on his left -- much like Obama.

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Melissa Harris-Lacewell, an associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, is completing her latest book, Sister Citizen: A Text for Colored Girls Who've Considered Politics When Being Strong Isn't Enough.

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