The Resource Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic book)

Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic book)

Label
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America
Title
Nation of cowards
Title remainder
black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America
Statement of responsibility
David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a speech from which Nation of Cowards derives its title, Attorney General Eric Holder argued forcefully that Americans today need to talk more-not less-about racism. This appeal for candid talk about race exposes the paradox of Barack Obama's historic rise to the US presidency and the ever-increasing social and economic instability of African American communities. David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley maintain that such a conversation can take place only with passionate and organized pressure from black Americans, and that neither Obama nor any political figure is likely to be in the fo
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ikard, David
Dewey number
305.8/009730905
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.86
LC item number
.I39 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Teasley, Martell L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Post-racialism
  • Race awareness
  • United States
  • United States
  • Obama, Barack
Label
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ebr10583848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 160 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David H. Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ebr10583848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 160 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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