Obamistan! land without racism : your guide to the new America / Damali Ayo.

Title
Obamistan! land without racism : your guide to the new America / Damali Ayo.
Author
Ayo, Damali.
Publication
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2010.
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Details

Description
192 p. : ill.; 22 cm.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Humor
  • Satire
  • Satire.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
A Dream Fulfilled -- Pinch Yourself. Yep, You're Awake -- What's That Smell? Breathe It In! -- Help! -- What's It All About, Obamistan? -- Accents: A Testimonial by Su Yin -- Acting White -- Adoption -- African American or Black -- Airports: A Testimonial by Pardeep -- American Indian -- Animal Mascot: The Wandering Albatross -- Apologies -- Pop Quiz: Patriotism -- Arab -- Asking “What Are You?” -- B Beauty -- Being Yourself -- Black, White, Chinese, You Know . . . Everybody! -- Black: A Testimonial by Ericka -- C Cafeterias -- Chess -- Child Care -- Children -- Chocolate -- Compliments -- Congress -- Cultural Co-optation -- Currency -- Cutting in Line -- D Dating: A Testimonial by Graciela -- Describing People -- Dining -- Diverse Person -- Driving Around: A Testimonial by Latisha -- Drug Dealers -- Drug Sentencing -- E Emotions: A Testimonial by Vincent -- F Family -- FEMA Trailers: A Testimonial by Sandra -- Food -- Pop Quiz: Eats -- Foreclosures: A Testimonial by Dabiku -- G Gentrification -- Geography -- Getting a Job: A Testimonial by Abdul-Bari -- The Great Obamistani Jambalaya: The Melting Pot Gets Real -- F Flavor -- Recipe: A Jambalaya We Can Believe In -- G Greeting Cards -- Guantanamo Bay -- H Halloween -- Handshakes -- Health Care -- History -- Holidays -- House Cleaning -- I Immigration: A Testimonial by Juan Carlos -- J Jive Talking or Jive Turkey? -- Junk Food -- Jury Duty: A Testimonial by Evan -- L Laundry -- Liquor Stores -- M Manners -- Mixed -- Movies -- Music: On the Dark Side: Rooting It Out -- Music: On the Light Side: Out of the Closet -- N Nascar -- National Motto: E Pluribus Pluribus! -- Neighborhoods -- Pop Quiz: Living -- O Oprah -- Oriental -- Other Catchy Phrases -- P Paranoia -- Police -- Pop Quiz: The Fuzz -- Political Prisoners -- Pollution -- Poverty -- Prisons -- Pronouncing People's Names -- R Race -- The Race Card -- Pop Quiz: Finger Pointing -- Reparations: A Testimonial by Jamal -- Reservations: The Dinner Kind -- Reservations: The Land Kind -- S School -- Sharing -- Shopping: A Testimonial by Latisha -- Spanish -- Pop Quiz: Asians -- Sports -- Standardized Testing -- Staying Vigilant -- Street Names -- Success -- T Tanning and Whitening -- Taxes -- Taxi Drivers -- Television -- Terrorism -- Thanksgiving -- That's So Dark -- Toilet Paper -- Tourism: Obamistanis Visit Abroad -- U Uncles: A Testimonial by Kerri -- W War -- Washington, D.C -- We Are All the Human Race -- Pop Quiz: Humanity -- Welfare -- What to Call People -- White -- White as the Default Race -- Post-Obamistan -- Appendix -- Do You Miss the Old America? -- Old American Underground -- Old American Reenactment Societies -- Old American Theme Parks -- Rogue Communities.
ISBN
  • 9781569762431 (pbk.)
  • 1569762430 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2009046561