Bakari Sellers made history at just 22 years old. That’s when he because the youngest elected official in the South Carolina State Legislature and the youngest Black elected official in the U.S. Now, at age 35, he’s a political commentator, lawyer and author. His recent memoir, “My Vanishing Country,” begins with a story about his father’s arrest after a civil rights protest, 16 years before his birth. He was pardoned decades later. Soledad O’Brien spoke with Sellers about why he calls that the most important day of his life. 



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