Race loomed large in the recent election.
One commentator referred to the election of Donald Trump as a "whitelash." Exit polls indicate the story is more complicated than that, but racial and party identification can correlate closely.
And sometimes not, as Corey D. Fields demonstrates in his book on African Americans in the Republican party: Black Elephants in the Room.
The Keenest Observers host Rob Goodwin returns for this segment.
He interviews the author about trends in race and voting.