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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

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"'We were eight years in power" was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South. In this sweeping collection of new and selected essays, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the tragic echoes of that history in our own time: the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a vicious backlash that fueled the election of the man Coates argues is America's 'first white president.' We were eight years in power ...

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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
2018, One World

ISBN-13: 9780399590573

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2017, One World

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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
2017, Random House Large Print Publishing

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2017, Random House Audio Publishing Group

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