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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
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UVM Professor Emily Bernard discusses We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy, Ta-Nehisi Coates’s most recent reflections on race, the Obama Presidency, and the election of Donald Trump. Books available to read in advance or afterwards (not required).
For more information
- “Through the Lens of the Obama Years, Ta-Nehisi Coates Reckons With Race, Identity and Trump,” New York Times, 10/1/2017
- Publisher page for We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates on the writing process, CBS Sunday Morning (2:59):