In this revealing interview former President Barack Obama talks about his life and legacy.

In this revealing BBC interview former American President Barack Obama meets the acclaimed historian David Olusoga to discuss his life and politics.

He reflects on the volatile racial divide in the US and his refusal to abandon American ideals. How did the sight of a black President and first family in the White House cast a spotlight on the depth of racial fault lines in America?

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