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American Obsession: Race and Conflict in the Age of Obama

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American Obsession argues that, with Obama's presidency, the vast political differences between blacks and whites in America have emerged as an explosive issue. Obama's aggressive agenda to change the vital structure of American life toward more governmental control and less individual initiative and enterprise does not sit well with most whites, but is seen positively by ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by
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Kim Dylan
Forman's is an explosive, enormously important book. He investigates a proposition that should be on every thoughtful American’s mind: that Obama’s is an “affirmative action presidency”; that his “race made his election possible.” But Forman is one of the very few analysts anywhere with the courage and honesty to address it. Now Americans need the courage and honesty to respond: to read Forman's sophisticated, fair-minded analysis and either accept his thesis or explain why it's wrong. This is o ...more
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