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Title Reading African American experiences in the Obama era : theory, advocacy, activism / edited by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas & Shanesha R.F. Brooks-Tatum.
Published New York : Peter Lang, c2012.
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 Floor2  E185.86 .R368 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 276 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Black studies & critical thinking ; v. 8
Black studies & critical thinking ; v. 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The (new?) "rap on race" : historicizing calls for racial dialogue in the early years of Barack Obama's presidency / Shawn Anthony Christian -- The next chapter of our story : rethinking African American metanarratives in schooling and society / Ebony Elizabeth Thomas -- Double consciousness : the context and consequences of black racial identity in the Obama era / Kafi Damali Kumasi -- Schools of hope : teaching literacy in the Obama era / Jane Bean-Folkes -- Where do we go from -- where? : identifying the ideological bases of low-income, urban black adolescents' views on racism / Alfred W. DeFreece, Jr -- Transformative educational spaces : black youth and education in the 21st century / Shanesha R.F. Brooks-Tatum -- The Obama effect : using a culturally relevant pedagogy at a historically African American university / Karen Keaton Jackson -- "The evidence of things not seen" : faith and persuasion in the Obama era / Zandra L. Jordan -- Hip-hop's president : the genre, his genius, our generation / Jamal R. Burke -- "As if the walls could speak" : imagining postmemories of U.S. slavery in the age of Obama / Khaliah Mangrum -- African Americans and the U.S. prison-industrial complex / Gregory L. Caldwell, Keisha L. Green -- Taking the pulse of our communities : the state of black public health in the Obama era / Nutrena Watts Tate, Jonnie Perryman Hamilton -- Black love as activism : restoring our families and communities / Gloria B. Mills, Marcelle M. Haddix -- Afterword / Zeus Leonardo.
Summary "What does it mean to be Black in the Obama era? In [this book], young African American scholars and researchers and experienced community activists demonstrate how to encourage dialogue across curricula, disciplines, and communitites with emphases on education, new media, and popular culture"--From publisher description.
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Political aspects.
Obama, Barack -- Influence.
Racism -- United States.
Post-racialism -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth, 1977-
Brooks-Tatum, Shanesha R. F.
ISBN 9781433111280 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1433111284 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781433111259 (pbk. : alk. paper)
143311125X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781453902103 (e-book)
1453902104 (e-book)
Standard # 40020553113
OCLC number 755904548