The Resource The Black presidency : Barack Obama and the politics of race in America, Michael Eric Dyson., (ebook)

The Black presidency : Barack Obama and the politics of race in America, Michael Eric Dyson., (ebook)

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The Black presidency : Barack Obama and the politics of race in America
Title
The Black presidency
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Barack Obama and the politics of race in America
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Michael Eric Dyson.
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eng
Summary
Michael Eric Dyson explores the powerful, surprising way the politics of race have shaped Barack Obama's identity and groundbreaking presidency. How has President Obama dealt publicly with race-as the national traumas of Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott have played out during his tenure? What can we learn from Obama's major race speeches about his approach to racial conflict and the black criticism it provokes? Dyson explores whether Obama's use of his own biracialism as a radiant symbol has been driven by the president's desire to avoid a painful moral reckoning on race. 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. President Obama's own voice-from an Oval Office interview granted to Dyson for this book-along with those of Eric Holder, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young, and Maxine Waters, among others, add unique depth to this profound tour of the nation's first black presidency
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Midwest
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Dyson, Michael Eric
Dewey number
305.800973
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non fiction
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  • Obama, Barack
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Race
  • Racism
  • African Americans
  • United States
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adult
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The Black presidency : Barack Obama and the politics of race in America, Michael Eric Dyson., (ebook)
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9780544386426
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(electronic bk.)
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The Black presidency : Barack Obama and the politics of race in America, Michael Eric Dyson., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544386426
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12324775
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324775
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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