Barack Obama: Coalitions of a Purple Mandate?

Stanlie James

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Even as we celebrate President Obama it is vitally important to remember and acknowledge that Americans continue to suffer from two traditional problems-historical myopia and dichotomized thinking particularly as it pertains to race and gender. Race continues to play a most potent role in American culture although we have yet to move beyond the quintessential black/white dichotomy in a manner that accurately and clearly begins to delineate the many shades of race.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-59
Number of pages9
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Sociology and Political Science


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