“There's no easy answer to ‘overcoming racial divides,’ and there probably is no ‘overcoming’ them,” Michael Tesler, professor of political science at UC Irvine and a leading expert on race and American politics, says. “The easiest way to mitigate them, though, would be for politicians of all stripes to acknowledge the realities of the historical and ongoing white supremacy in America, and vocally condemn them.”

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