Summary of We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates | Conversation Starters


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Publisher: BookHabits

ISBN: 1537832042

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates | Conversation Starters In “We Were Eight Years in Power”, readers are introduced to the perspective of disenfranchised citizens and politicians whose fight for the unprecedented election of a black president was just the forefront of a much bigger and more serious movement. The novel draws on the historical failure of Reconstruction-era black politicians to achieve democratic equality, examining and focusing on the modern movements that characterized a resurgence of movements for justice. Ta-Nehisi Coates delivers “We Were Eight Years in Power” with a striking and powerful tone, critically deconstructing the Obama era and its events, followed by the next election, through intimate perspective. Praised by The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews among others, this book aims to shed light on the modern struggle for equality. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage to do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.