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Assessing Black Leadership

Besides the issue of "passing the torch," there's also the question of how the black community judges its leadership.

Plus, is it a good idea to rely on a few people and a handful of organizations to represent a wide range of African-American interests?

For more, political analysts Ron Walters and Sherrilyn Ifill offer their insight.

Walters is a professor of government and politics at the University Of Maryland. Ifill is a civil rights lawyer and law professor at the University of Maryland School of Law.

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