Skip to comments.Should President Obama have a Black Agenda for America?
Posted on 03/08/2010 6:04:32 AM PST by Kfobbs
Does PBS host Tavis Smiley have it right in stressing that President Obama should launch a Black Agenda for America? Or is Rev. Al Sharpton, a civil rights activist and one not known for backing away from controversy, correct in proclaiming that Smiley has it all wrong?
Smiley seems more than a little perturbed that some black leaders feel that with the election of the nations first black president coupled with the civil rights anthem of the 1960s We Shall Overcome Someday means Black America has largely overcome.
America particularly African Americans has to focus not on race but...
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Here’s what s/b the black agenda: Drop the hyphen, join society and stop whining.
Why are we always second on the list? Why is our security not give that consideration? Why is it that our own citizens are treated more as a suspect than illegal-law-breaking-criminals who are in this country without permission? Why do gays get special rights? Why do we have schools that are so broken from the top down that they do not even come close to the schools pre-65? WHY WHY WHY?
Because WE HAVE ALLOWED it. I am reminded of a scene in full metal jacket where the gunny was yelling at Joke about not stomping private pyles guts out. WHY are these liberals in charge? Why have we allowed these scum liberals to ruin our country??? WHY ARE WE NOT STOMPING THOS ELIBERALS GUTS OUT????
America has a black agenda already - it’s called the NBA.
Yep. All boils down to a single word: REPARATIONS
The second, the belief that Big Government is the only thing that can save Black Americans is the same baseless plea we've been hearing for fifty years or more. The failure of LBJ's Great Society of the sixties should have crushed any new arguments for its re-creation.
Every policy and program has been defacto reparations.
Just examine who’s gettin’ and who’s payin’.
You obviously don't believe in the "out of africa" theory then do you?
Of course. Even in healthcare, you can look at the mandate as a transfer. Everyone has to "purchase" insurance, but for many of the Obama clients, the purchase price is near zero. That's a transfer by a different name.
Theres been a black agenda since LBJ’s “Great Society”. Still ain’t enuff.
Sure, just like President Bush should have had a White Agenda...
Jesus H, this “post-racial” nonsense is the worst I’ve ever seen it, and I grew up during segregation.
Technically, he’s not ‘black’ either. He’s our first BI-RACIAL president.
I don’t know what it is .... I know it is a movie, but I never saw it.
Dear Travis Smiley,
The only thing missing from Barry’s Black Agenda is slave ships for Whitey’s trip back to Europe.
A significant number of blacks won't be satisfied until they own plantations with white slaves. They think that they are "owed". Of course, once they get the "plantation", they burn it down...see Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Detroit.
The “out of Africa” theory is the theory that all the world’s people originated in Africa and eventually spread out to the rest of the world. Then basically all the physical differences in the populations of the world is attributed to adaption to the environment.
He does have a ‘black agenda’-as in black crepe for mourning.
If it’s truly vote buying, why would they bother buying what they already own? There’s no way Obamao is losing substantial amounts of the black vote.
To your 36 ... Nope ... I don’t agree with that.
Well isn’t destroying our economy to get more voters on federal welfare a black agenda by another name?
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