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Review Essay – “Space, Equality, and Expression: African Americans in Los Angeles” by Linda Cooks

Note: This review essay appeared in American Studies 51:3/4 with a misprint in the title.  The correct title is “Space, Equality, and Expression: African Americans in Los Angeles.”  The journal regrets the error. Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities. Edited By Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramón. New York: New York University Press. 2010. … Continue reading

Book Review — Bowled Over: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era

BOWLED OVER: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era. By Michael Oriard. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2009. Michael Oriard’s most recent book on college football traces key transformations in college football from the 1960s to the present. Oriard sees two key changes that have ultimately led to the tremendous … Continue reading

Book Review – Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race

NOT EVEN PAST: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. By Thomas J. Sugrue. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2010. For some observers, the meteoric rise of Barack Obama to the U.S. presidency has confirmed the emergence of a postracial hybridity, rendering obsolete the politics of racial grievance and identity. In the more conservative iterations of this … Continue reading

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