By Michael P. Jeffries
Michael P. Jeffries methods Obama's election and management as universal cultural floor for wondering race. He uncovers modern stereotypes and anxieties by means of analyzing traditionally rooted conceptions of race and nationhood, discourses of "biracialism" and Obama's combined background, the purported emergence of a "post-racial society," and well known symbols of Michelle Obama as a latest black girl. In so doing, Jeffries casts new mild on how we predict approximately race and allows us to determine how race, in flip, operates inside of our day-by-day lives.
Race is a tough idea to know, with outbursts and silences that hide its relationships with a bunch of different phenomena. utilizing Barack Obama as its element of departure, Paint the White apartment Black boldly goals to appreciate race by means of tracing the net of interactions that bind it to different social and old forces.
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Paint the White House Black: Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America by Michael P. Jeffries