Not even past : Barack Obama and the burden of race

Barack Obama, in his acclaimed campaign speech discussing the troubling complexities of race in America today, quoted William Faulkner's famous remark, 'The past isn't dead and buried. In fact, it isn't even past'. In this book, Thomas Sugrue examines the paradox of race in...

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Main Author: Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series:Lawrence Stone lectures.
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Table of Contents:
  • "This is my story" : Obama, civil rights, and memory
  • Obama and the truly disadvantaged : the politics of race and class
  • "A more perfect Union"? : the burden of race in Obama's America.