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January 21, 2013

Special Edition: MLK's Promise

President Barack Obama begins his second term on the day America honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fifty years later, is his dream still alive?

Val talks to UCLA's Frank Gilliam and Fernando Guerra of Loyola Marymount University to find out whether black political power in Southern California is a thing of the past.

How far have African-Americans come, or not, in Hollywood, arts, and culture? Madeleine talks to screenwriter and contributor John Ridley and Charmaine Jefferson of the California African American Museum.

Writer Erin Aubry Kaplan and Joe Hicks of the L.A. Human Relations Commission speak on America's "post-racial" society -- what it means, and does it even exist?

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