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Race and the Obama PhenomenonThe Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union$
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G. Reginald Daniel and Hettie V. Williams

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781628460216

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2015

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.001.0001

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The End(S) of Difference?

The End(S) of Difference?

Towards an Understanding of the “Post” in “Post-Racial”

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(p.133) 6. The End(S) of Difference?
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Race and the Obama Phenomenon
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Lisa Anderson-Levy

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0006

This chapter argues that within the context of the operation of race in the US, the conceptual space inhabited by the “post” in post-race is only understandable through white privilege and that white privilege necessarily requires an explication of white fear, which is also evident in this post-racial moment.

Keywords:   Race, Postracial, Difference, Whiteness, Interracial, Postcoloniality

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