The impact of racial divisiveness on the presidential election


Numerous polls show that a majority of Americans think race relations are getting worse, a pessimism growing out of police-involved shootings and attacks on police officers around the country and pushing racial tension to center stage in the 2016 presidential election. Edmund Fong, an associate professor of political science at the University of Utah, is available to talk about how Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump have approached the issue of racial divisiveness, how the issue may factor in the final election and the impact the minority voter turnout may have on the result.