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DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
Dear Single Ladies: You Are Brilliant Wonder Women
Brown Girl Magazine
Brown Girl is the premier publication tailored for the young m...
by Amina H. Imagine going through life feeling like a foreigner among your own people. Imagine being called, “weird, abnormal
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Even As A Teenager, Obama Knew People Like Trump Were Foolish
"Respect came from what you did and not who your daddy was."
Ben Carson's Illuminating Dream
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., is a psychologist of religion focusing ...
Ben Carson's dream, or at least his interpretation of it, had the effect of elevating himself to a position of singular cosmic importance. It would not be too strong to say that Carson feels he is on a mission from God, a mission first revealed to him in a heaven-sent dream.
Dinesh D'Souza, Guilty on Campaign Finance Charges, Also Lied in Print About Obama
Professor of History at SUNY-Empire State College
What D'Souza did is part and parcel of the right wing's campaign to paint Obama as, in the words Mitt Romney used to describe the president's ideas, "extraordinarily foreign."
Allen West Jabs Obama Memoir, Thought About Naming His Book 'Dreams From My American Father'
More than six months after losing his reelection bid, former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is moving closer to publishing his
Obama In 2004: 'We're Not Fighting Terrorists, We're Fighting People Who Engage In Terrorism'
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy "The failure of America’s approach toward the
Jane Austen Weekly: Spare Me the Political Narrative
Susan Celia Greenfield
Associate Professor of English, Fordham University and Public...
Unlike the typical politician, Austen always signals the artificiality of her narratives. If only political narratives -- or all the pundits insisting we need them -- could be as honest. But what politician says, "enjoy the artificiality of my American success story?"
If Obama Reimagined His Youth, So What?
Chief Business Correspondent, U.S. News and author of 'Rebound...
Don't fault his personal narrative. We could actually use a lot more people with an exalted sense of purpose, all across the political spectrum. To have big ideas, you've got to have a compelling story first.
Why Is Everyone Talking About Obama's Composite Girlfriend?
Author, 'The New Hate'
Yesterday the interwebs were abuzz with stories about Obama's "composite girlfriend" -- the supposed bombshell that the story in
Dreams From My Father
about the white woman he had an affair with wasn't strictly true.
Obama Barnes And Noble Ad From 1995 Resurfaces (PHOTO)
Embrace or not, the video was largely considered a dud. Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, however, claimed it showed Obama
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Barack Obama's Earliest Campaign Video?
I'm a Cesar Millan-trained dog behaviourist with a deep gratit...
In 1995, then-professor Barack Obama went on a very modest tour with his just published memoir,
Dreams From My Father
. During the tour, he underwent his first national interview on the PBS show
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Janny Scott, 'A Singular Woman': Barack Obama's Mother, The Woman We Know Nothing About (VIDEO)
Colbert tries to argue that she was a terrible mother because she left Barack with her parents during high school so that
Can Memoir Be Trusted?
Author, 'Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating With Chi...
Memoir, as its Latin root indicates, is a selection of subjective, often partially forgotten, memories. Readers do not expect memoirists to be journalists. What matters is trust.
Maya Soetoro-Ng Is The Latest Obama Family Author
WASHINGTON — In the fall of 2007, while helping her ambitious older half-brother, Barack Obama, campaign for president, Maya
Updating the Hero Myth of Barack Obama
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Know that you are always voting, at least in part, for echos of a common journey, and for the hope that once your hero wins the victory, he or she will not be changed by it.
Obama's Autobigraphy Revisited: Dreams From A Beleaguered President
Psychiatric therapy is often considered a helping profession, but not right now when the press pack is off on one of its
11 Essential Books By Nobel Peace Prize Winners (PHOTOS)
The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to "Liu Xiaobo for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights
New Yorker Editor David Remnick's Obama Biography Too Soft On The President?
Some have seen Barack Obama as shape-shifter, world-class networker, memoirist, savior or putz. In "The Bridge," David Remnick
Obama Makes Most Of His Money From Book Royalties, Financial Disclosure Form Reveals
Obama's tax returns, released last month, attested to the family's improving financial condition. Propelled largely by sales
Inauguration Anniversary: Obama Books Then And Now (PHOTOS, POLL)
Obama books started with the president himself launched onto the literary scene through the strength of his own writing and
Lyndon Johnson's Thoughts on Obama's Nobel Peace Prize
Jonathan Leigh Solomon
Humorist, pundit, consultant. SchoolforStandUp.Com
And so I had to ask myself, if Lyndon were alive today, what he would make of Obama's receiving the Nobel Peace Prize? Knowing Lyndon it would probably be unprintable.
Dreams from My Father
had received a few impressive blurbs and favorable reviews, but had sold only a few thousand copies, so had been out of print for years.
Guantanamo Detainees' Most Requested Books From Prison Library: Harry Potter, Don Quixote, And Obama's Dreams From My Father
Journalist Besan Sheikh recently visited the Guantanamo Bay prison facility run by the US, where al-Qaeda and other prisoners
Bevy of "Bushisms" for Backtracking Barack
Author, 'Comic (and Column) Confessional'
Bush said: "They misunderestimated me." And, finally, Bush said: "Fool me once, shame on -- shame on you. Fool me -- you
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