Cornel West on Barack Obama

“Barack Obama is not the fufillment of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream.”

On Tavis Smiley’s forum called “Our Next Chapter”, Cornel West lays down many points which are extremely agreeable and have also been made on this very show.

Dr. West directly challenges the contention that Martin Luther King Jr. would have supported the current administration, detailing King’s fight against the American Empire that was taking over Vietnam in his day. He also denies that Barack Obama is the ideal President that King would have supported. Amazing speech:

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