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Cornel West Says President Obama Using MLK’s Bible Makes His “Blood Boil”

President Obama should have used another Bible, and not that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be sworn in for his second term, according to Dr. Cornel West.   During a discussion on poverty in America, last week, Dr. West,who has called the president a “Republican in Blackface,” cited what he sees as vast discrepancies in the actions […]


Cornel West Calls President Obama A “Republican In Blackface”

Noted academic, activist and philosopher Cornel West has made public many times his disdain for the policies and political moves of President Barack Obama. Along with Smiley & West talk radio co-host Tavis Smiley, West has aimed some sharp – and perhaps bitter – barbs towards the president regarding treatment of the poor. The Princeton professor continued his weighty criticism of […]