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Author Ikard, David, 1972-
Title Nation of cowards [electronic resource] : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America / David Ikard and Martell Teasley.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  E185.86 .I39 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (x, 160 p.)
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Blacks in the diaspora.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject African Americans -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Obama, Barack -- Relations with African Americans.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Post-racialism -- United States.
Race awareness -- United States.
Related Names Teasley, Martell L.
Related To Print version: Ikard, David,. Nation of cowards. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012. Ikard, David, 1972- Nation of cowards. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012 9780253006288 (DLC) 2012017797
ISBN 9780253007018 (electronic bk.)
0253007011 (electronic bk.)
Standard # 9786613813091