What Obama Means

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What Obama Means

For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future

By Jabari Asim

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061711350, 223pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2010

Provocative and compelling. New York"Newsday" Both entertaining and insightful. Washington" Post Book World" It should be on the required reading list. Chicago" Sun-Times"What Obama Means "by Jabari Asim, renowned cultural critic and author of The N Word, " is a timely and sharp analysis of how the Obama phenomenon exhibits progress inAmerican politics and society.Afrequent guest and commentator on The Colbert Report, The Today Show, NPR's Diane Rehm Show and many other media programs, Asim alsoexamineshow cultural and political forcesled to thewatershed 2008 presidential election while indicatingwhat theelectionmeans for every American.