View Full Version : Cornel West: the age of Obama

07-01-2013, 11:09 PM

07-02-2013, 12:13 AM
I'm not going to argue what I assume is his point, but what does he think Obama should be doing? His "gay brothers and sisters" really haven't gotten much courtesy of Obama and they've been asking for little more than equality on this issue or that one. Is Obama supposed to let loose with an edict to give blacks "more" equality? You hear a lot about how Obama hasn't done anything to help blacks, as though he's obligated to, but there's never really any mention of what it is that they expect him to do that would actually be "help". The last time he (wife and all) did something I thought was worthwhile when he and she lectured on the false hope that is gangsta gangsta culture, there were articles shredding him for implying that blacks should aspire to be more like successful whites than successful blacks.