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Ali joins CNN’s OutFront Political Strike Team

Posted on Friday, June 29th, 2012 by UNCG Research.

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Article by Lanita Withers Goins, University Relations

Omar H. Ali, Associate Professor, African American Studies Program & Department of History

Dr. Omar Ali, an associate professor at UNCG and an independent political analyst, has joined CNN’s OutFront Political Strike Team to discuss the importance of independent voters in the upcoming election.

The OutFront Political Strike Team is a collection of political reporters and political analysts who will give context to the role of independents voters. Ali is a frequent media commentator who, in addition to his CNN contributions, has also appeared on NPR, CBS News, C-SPAN, PBS, and Al Jazeera and has been quoted or referenced in The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The Boston Herald, El Espectador and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.