Black President - Claude A. Clegg III

Black President

Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama

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The first sweeping, legacy-defining history of the entire Obama presidency.
Forlag: Johns Hopkins University Press
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781421441887
Format: 24 x 16 cm
PROSE Award for Best Book in Biography & Autobiography 2022

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«The Black President: Hope and fury in the age of Obama by Claude A. Clegg III is an impressive attempt to gauge how well the former president performed in that impossible job.... This thoughtful, even-handed, highly useful book looks at the entire span of the forty-fourth US presidency.
—Clifford Thompson, The Times Literary Supplement»

«A scholarly and well-written book that considers what the Obama presidency did for Black Americans. Professor Clegg describes very eloquently the glamour and hope of the Obama presidency while assessing the accomplishments and domestic failures beneath it.
—Vince Cable, former Liberal Democrat leader 2017—2019»

«Clegg is a compelling writer with an understated wit. His account is comprehensive and judicious.
—Daniel Geary, Trinity College Dublin, The Irish Times»

« . . a gracefully written, scrupulously balanced and quite satisfying account of what Obama meant for Black Americans.
The New York Times Book Review»

«A brilliant book.
—Dorothy V. Smith, M. Phil, PhD, Dillard University, African & Asian Studies Journal of The Netherlands»

Part I. A Chronic Restlessness
1. Wanderers and Dreamers
2. Joshua Rising
3. The Pendulum Swings Forward
Part II. Hope and Change
4. Bamelot
5. President of the Entire United States
6. Dancing with the Caucus
7. Man on a Tightrope
8. Pitchforks, Daggers, and Carnival Barkers
9. Guess Who's Coming to Tea
10. Signifier in Chief
11. Renaissance Woman
12. The Blood of Africa
13. Demographics and Destinies
Part III. The Best of Times, the Worst of Times
14. Bamelot 2.0
15. A Second Wind
16. "If I Had a Son"
17. The Measure of a President
18. The Pendulum Swings Back
Claude A. Clegg III is the Lyle V. Jones Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of An Original Man: The Life and Times of Elijah Muhammad and Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South.