BOOK REVIEW + WE MISS THE OBAMA YEARS

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WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER Ta-Nehisi Coates, best selling author of Between the World and Me. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy is a collection of essays by Ta-Nehisi Coates originally from The Atlantic magazine between 2008 and 2016 over the course of the American Barack Obama administration. It includes the titles that launched his career: “Fear of a Black President”, “The Case for Reparations” and “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration”. Each of the essays are introduced with the author’s reflections.

Time magazine listed We Were Eight Years in Power as one of its top ten non-fiction books of 2017

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