The Black Presidency

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544386426
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And he sheds light on identity issues within the black power structure, telling the fascinating story of how Obama has spurned traditional black power brokers, significantly reducing their leverage.

The Hypocrisy Of The Black President

Author: Tashena Ebanks
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530584659
Size: 64.90 MB
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This riveting book takes a cursory glimpse at Obama's presidency and what to many is deemed to have been hypocritical. The book also presents a short original poem which encapsulates the subject matter into a nutshell.

The First Black President

Author: Johnny Bernard Hill
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN:
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The book demonstrates that the Obama presidency must be celebrated as a historical triumph based on America's racist past, but also the struggle for equality, justice and freedom must also intensify with recognition of its global ...

Best American Magazine Writing 2013

Author: The American Society of Magazine Editors
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537069
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Ta-Nehisi Coates tried to imagine how a black George W. Bush would have
justified the war against Saddam Hussein, his character (“Black Bush”) simply
yelled, “The nigger tried to kill my father!” Thus, in hard jest, the paradoxes and
problems of a theoretical black presidency were given voice. Racism would not
allow a black president. Nor would a blackness, forged by America's democratic
double-talk, that was too ghetto and raw for the refinement of the Oval Office. Just
beneath ...

The Obamas And A Post Racial America

Author: Gregory Parks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199781294
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CHAPTER 5 Jennifer A. Richeson and Meghan G. Bean The election and
inauguration of Barack Obama as the first Black President of the United States
was a watershed moment in our nation's history. Although some herald it as
evidence that people were able to overcome racial stereotypes regarding Black
Americans broadly, and Black men specifically, others suggest that it is Obama's
presidency that will provide a new, public image of Black men that will, in turn,
help to eradicate ...

Black Masculinity In The Obama Era

Author: W. Hoston
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137430478
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—PresidentElect Barack H. Obama, November 4, 2008, Chicago, Illinois On
November 4, 2008, Black Americans, as well as many Democrats, shed tears of
joy while witnessing the election of Senator Barack H. Obama of Illinois as the
country's first Black president. He was elected the fortyfourth president of the
United States with 53 percent of the popular vote and 365 Electoral College votes
, far exceeding the 270 threshold to capture the presidential office. The election of
Obama ...

The Price Of The Ticket

Author: Fredrick Harris
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199910707
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ONJANUARY 25, 1972, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm mounted the podium
at Concord Baptist Church's school auditorium in Brooklyn and declared herself a
candidate for the presidency of the United States. Her small frame barely visible
behind the podium, the candidate, who stood five feet tall and weighed barely
one hundred pounds, was a heavyweight in the roughandtumble politics of
central Brooklyn and a rising political star on the national stage. As the first black
woman ...

The Pandora President

Author: Donald William Johnson
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458209091
Size: 28.10 MB
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THE PRESIDENT OE HOPE AND CHANGE “The destiny of America will be
decided November 4, 2008. It is an election bigger than McCain and Obama. It is
bigger even than the historic achievement of electing the first Black President. It is
about life and death. Not since the uncertain beginning ofthe nation has America
stood in such perilous times. For Black America, our choice is between color and
character. If elected America's first Black President, Barack Hussein Obama has ...

The Race Whisperer

Author: Melanye T. Price
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479819255
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This book uses examples from Obama’s campaigns and presidency to demonstrate his ability to authentically tap into notions of blackness and whiteness to appeal to particular constituencies.

The First Black President Blues

Author: David L. Dukes
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 0759665656
Size: 57.96 MB
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Confident enough, in fact, that I'd been contemplating a special addition to the
inaugural ceremonies all along. Sure the campaign got a bit hairy at times, every
presidential race does. As expected my opponent focused his attacks in the
domestic arena, my suprisingly strong track record in foreign affairs having left
him little choice. My management of the Iranian Nuclear Crisis had certainly
proven that I wasn't just a "home front" president. But it was my initiation of the
U.S.Russia ...