Sunday, March 22, 2015

Cornel West:
I am a hater... of injustice

from the BBC:
Around the world the election of Barak Obama to the White House was seen as a watershed moment for race relations in America.

The first black man to be president was taken as the symbol of a new post-racial era.

But six years on, with tensions between black communities and the police running sky high is anyone still talking about a post racial America?

HARDtalk speaks to Cornel West, writer, academic and fierce critic of President Obama and asks why the race debate turned sour.

He tells Stephen Sackur: "I hate Barack Obama's policies. I hate his deeds. I hate his cowardice. I hate his acts. I love him as a human being."

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