Barack Obama and African American Empowerment [electronic resource] : The Rise of Black America’s New Leadership / edited by Manning Marable, Kristen Clarke.

1st ed.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
1 online resource (276 p.)


Critical Black Studies [More in this series]
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This book examines the evolution of black 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, as part of the continuum of African American political leaders.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • 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.
  • 1-282-74255-8
  • 9786612742552
  • 0-230-10329-4
  • 10.1057/9780230103290
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