Appeared in: Volume 11, Number 2
Published on: October 10, 2015
Reviews
Reading Coates, Thinking Obama

Ta-Nehisi Coates has managed to write a book on America’s racial dilemmas without involving either Barack Obama or Martin Luther King, Jr. Or has he?

Jeremy Mayer is an associate professor in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University and the author of Running on Race: Racial Politics in Presidential Campaigns 1960-2000 (Random House, 2002). 

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