Obama-Ology (Paperback)

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African-American college graduate Warren is hired by the 2008 Obama campaign and lands in the streets of East Cleveland. Somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns that changing society isn't as easy as he imagined. Obama-ology is a compelling exploration of a black minority that has its hopes reignited.

About the Author


Aurin Squire is a New York playwright, producer and artist/activist. In 2014-2015, he has playwriting fellowships at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange, National Black Theatre and the Dramatists Guild of America. His plays include The Great Black Sambo Machine, Defacing Michael Jackson, To Whom It May Concern and African Americana. In 2013 his drama Freefalling won the Fiat Lux Prize from the New York Catholic Church as well as the first prize in the InspiraTO Theatre International Play Festival in Toronto in spring 2014. As a part of pro-democracy activism at Ensemble Free Theatre of Norway and Belarus Dream Theatre, his drama Article 119-1 premiered simultaneously around the world in various cities including Vancouver, Oslo, Los Angeles and Florence. Squire also writes and produces multimedia and web video including writing the installation art film Dreams of Freedom, which won three National Museum prizes and is in the permanent exhibit at the National Museum of American College, and New School University in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781783192045
ISBN-10: 1783192046
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: September 8th, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English