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Best African American essays, 2010, Gerald Early, series editor ; Randall Kennedy, guest editor

Label
Best African American essays, 2010
Title
Best African American essays, 2010
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Early, series editor ; Randall Kennedy, guest editor
Title variation
African American essays, 2010
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.0080896073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1954-
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  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Kennedy, Randall
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • American essays
Label
Best African American essays, 2010, Gerald Early, series editor ; Randall Kennedy, guest editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
A more perfect union / Barack Obama -- A deeper Black / Ta-Nehisi Coates -- Obama no / Adolph Reed, Jr. -- Who died and made Tavis king? / Melissa Harris-Lacewell -- What Obama means to the world / Gary Younge -- Finally, a thin president / Colson Whitehead -- Judge Obama on performance alone / Juan Williams -- Obama, the instability of color lines, and the promise of a postethnic future / David A. Hollinger -- What Michelle can teach us / Allison Samuels -- Movin' on up / Margo Jefferson -- The other Obama : Michelle Obama and the politics of candor / Lauren Collins -- Project Trinity : the perilous mission of Obama's church / Kelefa Sanneh -- Rev. Jeremiah Wright isn't the problem / Gary Kamiya -- America's greatest hits / Lolis Eric Elie -- The end of the Black American narrative / Charles Johnson -- In defense of George Bush / Jelani Cobb -- The end of White America? / Hua Hsu -- Amy Winehouse and the Black art of appropriation / Daphne A. Brooks -- This is how we lost to the white man / Ta-Nehisi Coates -- Before grief / Jerald Walker -- The other Black president / Adam Serwer -- Family matters / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- The purrrfect diva : Eartha Kitt had a taste for the best things in life / Wil Haygood -- Miriam Makeba : in troubled times, she was the voice of a country / Wil Haygood -- Isaac Hayes : unshackled by history's chains / Wil Haygood -- Excerpt from Pig candy / Lise Funderburg -- Talking about not talking about race / Patricia J. Williams -- On Black History Month / Eric Holder -- On race, Blacks are cowards, too / Bill Maxwell -- What is the race card? / Richard Thompson Ford -- Creature features : a two-part invention on racial profiling / Gerald Early -- This machine kills fascists / Gerald Early -- Obama victory raises social significance of basketball / Scoop Jackson -- Joe Louis moment / William C. Rhoden -- Still crazy after all these years / L. Jon Wertheim -- Ethical treatment for a quarterback / Phil Taylor -- The fire this time / Rita Dove -- On Rita Dove / Erika Meitner -- Chester Himes : exile & 125th Street / Michael A. Gonzales -- Multiracialism and the social construction of race : the story of Hudgins v.Wrights / Angela Onwuachi-Willig -- The dilemma of the American Negro scholar / John Hope Franklin
Control code
ocn320187212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 366 p.
Isbn
9780553806922
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043525
System control number
(OCoLC)320187212
Label
Best African American essays, 2010, Gerald Early, series editor ; Randall Kennedy, guest editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
A more perfect union / Barack Obama -- A deeper Black / Ta-Nehisi Coates -- Obama no / Adolph Reed, Jr. -- Who died and made Tavis king? / Melissa Harris-Lacewell -- What Obama means to the world / Gary Younge -- Finally, a thin president / Colson Whitehead -- Judge Obama on performance alone / Juan Williams -- Obama, the instability of color lines, and the promise of a postethnic future / David A. Hollinger -- What Michelle can teach us / Allison Samuels -- Movin' on up / Margo Jefferson -- The other Obama : Michelle Obama and the politics of candor / Lauren Collins -- Project Trinity : the perilous mission of Obama's church / Kelefa Sanneh -- Rev. Jeremiah Wright isn't the problem / Gary Kamiya -- America's greatest hits / Lolis Eric Elie -- The end of the Black American narrative / Charles Johnson -- In defense of George Bush / Jelani Cobb -- The end of White America? / Hua Hsu -- Amy Winehouse and the Black art of appropriation / Daphne A. Brooks -- This is how we lost to the white man / Ta-Nehisi Coates -- Before grief / Jerald Walker -- The other Black president / Adam Serwer -- Family matters / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- The purrrfect diva : Eartha Kitt had a taste for the best things in life / Wil Haygood -- Miriam Makeba : in troubled times, she was the voice of a country / Wil Haygood -- Isaac Hayes : unshackled by history's chains / Wil Haygood -- Excerpt from Pig candy / Lise Funderburg -- Talking about not talking about race / Patricia J. Williams -- On Black History Month / Eric Holder -- On race, Blacks are cowards, too / Bill Maxwell -- What is the race card? / Richard Thompson Ford -- Creature features : a two-part invention on racial profiling / Gerald Early -- This machine kills fascists / Gerald Early -- Obama victory raises social significance of basketball / Scoop Jackson -- Joe Louis moment / William C. Rhoden -- Still crazy after all these years / L. Jon Wertheim -- Ethical treatment for a quarterback / Phil Taylor -- The fire this time / Rita Dove -- On Rita Dove / Erika Meitner -- Chester Himes : exile & 125th Street / Michael A. Gonzales -- Multiracialism and the social construction of race : the story of Hudgins v.Wrights / Angela Onwuachi-Willig -- The dilemma of the American Negro scholar / John Hope Franklin
Control code
ocn320187212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 366 p.
Isbn
9780553806922
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043525
System control number
(OCoLC)320187212

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