The Preacher and the Politician

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Virginia Pr
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"The Preacher and the Politician is a Timely and Provocative Book. Clearly Written in Accessible Language, It Offers General Readers and Specialists Alike a Means to Understand the Context of the 2008 Election and the Pervasive Complexities of America's Legacy of Race and Racism."

Table of Contents

"They Didn't Give Us Our Mule and Our Acre"
Introductionp. 1
The "Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost"
Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama, and the Black Churchp. 13
"I Don't Want People to Pretend I'm Not Black"
Barack Obama and America's Racial Historyp. 53
"To Choose Our Better History"?
Epiloguep. 99
Text of Barack Obama's March 18, 2008, Speech on Racep. 105
Notesp. 121
Indexp. 155
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