Obama, Zombies, and Black Male Messiahs(2009)
In a spate of recent films, a Black male messiah kills hyperwhite zombies; relatedly, Obama symbolized for many the hope for racial reckoning and equality.
- Black male messiah
Publication DateOctober 1, 2009
Citation InformationElizabeth McAlister. "Obama, Zombies, and Black Male Messiahs" In Media Res, Oct 1, 2009 http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/2009/10/01/obama-zombies-and-black-male-messiahs