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The Resource Barack Obama and African American empowerment : the rise of Black America's new leadership, edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke

Barack Obama and African American empowerment : the rise of Black America's new leadership, edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke

Label
Barack Obama and African American empowerment : the rise of Black America's new leadership
Title
Barack Obama and African American empowerment
Title remainder
the rise of Black America's new leadership
Statement of responsibility
edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title examines the evolution of African American leadership and politics since the civil rights movement. It looks at the phenomenon of Barack Obama, from his striking emergence as a successful candidate for the Illinois State Senate to President of the United States
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.932092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.B2855 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1950-
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  • Marable, Manning
  • Clarke, Kristen
Series statement
The critical black studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • African Americans
  • African American leadership
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Barack Obama and African American empowerment : the rise of Black America's new leadership, edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
System values and African American leadership / Robert C. Smith -- The limits of Black pragmatism: the rise and fall of David Dinkins, 1989-1993 / Ryan Reft -- City politics and Black protest: the economic transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville / Derek S. Hyra -- Toward a pragmatic Black politics / Fredrick Harris -- On Black leadership, Black politics, and the US immigration debate / Mark Sawyer -- The political orientations of young African Americans / David A. Bositis -- The case for a neo-rainbow electoral strategy / Danny Glover and Bill Fletcher, Jr. -- The ethics of Colin Powell / Grant Farred -- First Lady in black: Michelle Obama and the crisis of race and gender / Gerald Horne and Malaika Horne-Wells -- The race problematic, the narrative of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the election of Barack Obama / Rickey Hill -- From Idol to Obama: what TV elections teach us about race, youth, and voting / Sherrilyn Ifill -- Race, postblack politics, and the democratic presidential candidacy of Barack Obama / Carly Fraser -- Sovereign kinship and the president-elect / Joy James -- You may not get there with me: Obama and the Black political establishment / Kareem Crayton -- Barack Obama and the Black electorate in Georgia: identifying the disenfranchised / Keesha M. Middlemass -- Barack Obama's candidacy and the collateral consequences of the politics of fear / Gregory S. Parks and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski -- The struggle continues: combating voting discrimination in the Obama era / Kristen Clarke
Control code
ocn317288272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 269 p.
Isbn
9780230620520
Lccn
2009010423
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Barack Obama and African American empowerment : the rise of Black America's new leadership, edited by Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
System values and African American leadership / Robert C. Smith -- The limits of Black pragmatism: the rise and fall of David Dinkins, 1989-1993 / Ryan Reft -- City politics and Black protest: the economic transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville / Derek S. Hyra -- Toward a pragmatic Black politics / Fredrick Harris -- On Black leadership, Black politics, and the US immigration debate / Mark Sawyer -- The political orientations of young African Americans / David A. Bositis -- The case for a neo-rainbow electoral strategy / Danny Glover and Bill Fletcher, Jr. -- The ethics of Colin Powell / Grant Farred -- First Lady in black: Michelle Obama and the crisis of race and gender / Gerald Horne and Malaika Horne-Wells -- The race problematic, the narrative of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the election of Barack Obama / Rickey Hill -- From Idol to Obama: what TV elections teach us about race, youth, and voting / Sherrilyn Ifill -- Race, postblack politics, and the democratic presidential candidacy of Barack Obama / Carly Fraser -- Sovereign kinship and the president-elect / Joy James -- You may not get there with me: Obama and the Black political establishment / Kareem Crayton -- Barack Obama and the Black electorate in Georgia: identifying the disenfranchised / Keesha M. Middlemass -- Barack Obama's candidacy and the collateral consequences of the politics of fear / Gregory S. Parks and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski -- The struggle continues: combating voting discrimination in the Obama era / Kristen Clarke
Control code
ocn317288272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 269 p.
Isbn
9780230620520
Lccn
2009010423
Other physical details
ill.

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