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Should President Obama have a Black Agenda for America?
Ann Arbor Examiner ^ | March 8, 2010 | Kevin Fobbs

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 nation’s first black president coupled with the civil rights anthem of the 1960’s “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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To: Pearls Before Swine
Yes, he appears to be surrounded by blacks.
41 posted on 03/08/2010 9:06:56 AM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

“Since he’s only half black, shouldn’t he only have a half black agenda?”
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He spends half his time planning vast projects so naturally he should have a half-vast agenda...as he does.


42 posted on 03/08/2010 5:37:14 PM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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