The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and Rise and Decline of Black Politics

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The historical significance of Barack Obama's triumph in the presidential election of 2008 scarcely requires comment. Yet it contains an irony: he won a victory as an African American only by denying that he should discuss issues that target the concerns of African Americans. Obama's very success, writes Fredrick Harris, exacted a heavy cost on black politics. In The Price of the Ticket , Harris puts Obama's career in the context of decades of black activism, showing how his election undermined the very movement that made ...

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The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and Rise and Decline of Black Politics 2014, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199325238

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