UPDATE: For Obama, pitfalls and power in addressing race

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 9:12 p.m. CDT; updated 11:36 p.m. CDT, Thursday, August 14, 2014

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — For President Barack Obama, the intersection of race and the law has revealed both the pitfalls and the power of wading into these delicate matters as the nation's first black president.