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

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

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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 Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley
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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 forefront of addressing issues of racial inequality and injustice. The authors caution blacks not to slip into an accommodating and self-defeating "post-racial" political posture, settling for the symbolic capital of a black president instead of demanding structural change. They urge the black community to challenge the social terms on which it copes with oppression, including acts of self-imposed victimization
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ikard, David
Dewey number
305.8/009730905
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
Blacks in the diaspora
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
  • Post-racialism
  • Race awareness
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253007018
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14800111
Publisher number
MWT14800111
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America, David Ikard and Martell Lee Teasley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253007018
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14800111
Publisher number
MWT14800111
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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