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Ikard, David, 1972-
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America / David Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley
Alternate Title Black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.86 .I39 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Politics and government -- 21st century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Subject Obama, Barack -- Relations with African Americans
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Subject(s) Post-racialism -- United States
Race awareness -- United States
Physical Description x, 160 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-149) and index
Contents Introduction : is America a nation of cowards or has Attorney General Eric Holder lost his mind? -- The teaching moment that never was : Henry Louis Gates, Barack Obama, and the post-racial dilemma -- "I know what's in his heart" : enlightened exceptionalism and the problem with using Barack Obama as the racial litmus test for Black progress and achievement -- The audacity of Reverend Wright : speaking truth to power in the twenty-first century -- Setting the record straight : why Barack Obama and America cannot afford to ignore a Black agenda -- Pull yourself up by your bootstraps : Barack Obama, the Black poor, and the problems of racial common sense thinking
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Alternate Author Teasley, Martell L

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