Changing the Man in Charge Doesn’t Change the System

Watching our millionaire president hobnobbing with celebrities at his luxurious vacation in Martha’s Vineyard as Ferguson, Missouri convulses in rioting after a cop shot unarmed Michael Brown, it’s obvious that electing a black president isn’t enough to change reality for millions of less privileged blacks. The only thing that separates Michael Brown from Barack Obama is a thin veneer of borrowed privilege.

3 thoughts on “Changing the Man in Charge Doesn’t Change the System

  1. I’d say that Cornel Ronald West has Mr Obama pretty well pegged : http://www.salon.com/2014/08/24/cornel_west_he_posed_as_a_progressive_and_turned_out_to_be_counterfeit_we_ended_up_with_a_wall_street_presidency_a_drone_presidency/. But presumably he, like the Clintons, will, post-US presidency, be able to rake in enough dough on the so-called «speaking circuit», so as to maintain that «thin veneer of borrowed privilege»….

    Henri

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