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The Obama phenomenon : toward a multiracial democracy / edited by Charles P. Henry, Robert L. Allen, and Robert Chrisman
Alternate Title Toward a multiracial democracy
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E901.1.O23 O467 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Obama, Barack -- Influence
Subject(s) Democracy -- United States
Subject United States -- Race relations -- 21st century
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Physical Description 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Toward a multiracial democracy: the Jackson and Obama contributions / Charles P. Henry -- Analysis of Black American voters in Barack Obama's victory / Martin Kilson -- Dead certain: the election of Barack Obama and its implications for racial politics / Hanes Walton, Jr. ... [et al.] -- What trumped? Race, class, gender, generation, the economy, and the 2008 elections / Julianne Malveaux -- Race, the presidency, and Obama's first year / Dianne M. Pinderhughes -- Under press-ure: overcoming the media and its mavens? / Herb Boyd -- Opportunity costs: the impact of the 2008 campaign on the legacy of William Jefferson Clinton / Scharn Robinson -- Lest we forget: an open letter to my sisters who are brave / Alice Walker -- The ambivalent embrace of Barack Obama: the ethical significance and social apprehension of blackness / Maulana Karenga -- Obama, black religion, and the Reverend Wright controversy / John L. Jackson -- Race, religion, and the race for the White House / Dwight N. Hopkins -- The new Negro in African American politics: Barack Obama and the politics of racial representation / Ronald Williams II -- Barack Obama's anomalous relationship with the hip-hop community / Shaun Ossei-Owusu -- Too black and too strong: first lady Michelle Obama / Ula Y. Taylor -- President Obama: freedom democrat or neoliberal? / Robin D.G. Kelley -- Multicultural hegemony: globalization and the Obama doctrine / Clarence Lusane -- An affirmative act? Barack Obama and the past, present, and future of race-conscious remedies / Cheryl I. Harris -- Epilogue: The legacy of the Obama era: a new electoral majority? / Robert L. Allen
Alternate Author Henry, Charles P., 1947-
Allen, Robert L., 1942-
Chrisman, Robert

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