After having looked at all of the major influences in Barack Obama’s life – his wife Michelle, his African American peers such as Reverend Al Sharpton and Reverend Jesse Jackson, his family, his schooling in Hawaii – we must now attempt to gather the strands of events outlined in the previous four parts of this work and see if a singular knot can be tied, or if there are stragglers.
Parts one and two can be found here and here respectively. In Part 3 we investigate further Barack Obama’s clashes with Reverend Jesse Jackson on how to address the black […]
This was being written before Obama was elected and was finished into his first few months in office. However, I feel the points raised are still relevant to his campaign today, hence I’m posting it. Here is the introduction.