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Nation of cowards : black activism in Barack Obama's post-racial America /

Main Author: Ikard, David, 1972-
Other Authors: Teasley, Martell L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : is America a nation of cowards or has Attorney General Eric Holder lost his mind?
  • The teaching moment that never was : Henry Louis Gates, Barack Obama, and the post-racial dilemma
  • "I know what's in his heart" : enlightened exceptionalism and the problem with using Barack Obama as the racial litmus test for Black progress and achievement
  • The audacity of Reverend Wright : speaking truth to power in the twenty-first century
  • Setting the record straight : why Barack Obama and America cannot afford to ignore a Black agenda
  • Pull yourself up by your bootstraps : Barack Obama, the Black poor, and the problems of racial common sense thinking.