Meanings of Obama

Meanings of Obama - On Wednesday May 13, 2009, a panel...

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On Wednesday May 13, 2009, a panel discussed the many sides of Barack Obama, ranging from a man who inspired quilters to a post-Civil rights leader to a pop icon figure in “The Meanings of Obama,” held in the MUII at UC Davis . The panelists included Nicki King, a youth and family development specialist, Lisa G . Materson, an assistant professor of history, Patricia Turner, professor of African American and African Studies, and Halifu Osumare, associate professor of African American and African Studies . Nicki King presented first and discussed the fact that even though America is in a post civil rights era it does not mean we have reached equity . It just refers to the leaders who became such after the death of Martin Luther King Jr . She concluded that Obama will do something, but he cannot do everything for the movement to reach equity in America . The second presenter, Lisa G . Materson, talked about the politics of Chicago relating to Barack Obama. She stated that Chicago gave support to Obama that he could not have gotten anywhere else
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course AAS 181 taught by Professor Osumare during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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