PositiveBookforum...a sweeping yet nuanced view of the racial ramifications of this presidency.
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
PositiveBookforumA distinctly polemical work, it nonetheless offers compelling portraits of a number of African Americans. Obama is only one important figure among several in the book, but there’s no doubt about who the villain is. Glaude writes in his introduction: 'Obama reminds me of Herman Melville’s Confidence Man: he sees exactly what we want and what we fear and adjusts himself accordingly.'