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Author Asim, Jabari, 1962-

Title What Obama means : --for our culture, our politics, our future / Jabari Asim
Edition First edition
Published New York : William Morrow, [2009]


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 MELB  973.932092 Obama Asi/Wom  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 223 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Prologue: Convergence -- What cool can do -- Love and baseball -- At the threshold -- Leading men -- Figures of speech -- Brothers from other planets -- Fired up -- The tattered veil -- The new Black, the new America
Summary Asim, author of the acclaimed "The N Word," provides the context needed to understand what the Obama presidency means to Americans of all backgrounds, showing how African American performers, athletes, rhetoricians, and leaders laid the groundwork for Obama and how Obama turned the old civil-rights model of African American leadership on its head
Subject Obama, Barack -- Public opinion.
Obama, Barack.
Inspiration -- 21st century.
Leadership -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
LC no. 2009284818
ISBN 0061711330