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  • GLAUDE RIPS OBAMA: SPEECH TO BLACK CAUCUS WAS ‘CONDESCENDING’...[Black Princeton Prof]

    09/19/2016 2:03:27 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Grabien.com ^ | 9/19/16
    ‘I think part of what we see is the Clinton campaign made a bad decision’ ...Princeton professor African-American studies, Eddie Glaude, is blasting President Obama for the "condescending" speech he delivered Saturday, during which he urged black voters to vote for Hillary Clinton. Failure to do so, Obama told the Congressional Black Caucus, would "insult" him. Glaude appeared Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Here's an excerpt: GLAUDE: “They’re getting a little wobbly but they’re still still sturdy. (Laughter) And part of — you know, I am really — I was really annoyed actually by the president’s speech.” SCARBOROUGH: “Were you...
  • Caribbean coup attempt remembered

    08/29/2002 8:17:34 PM PDT · by piasa · 21 replies · 792+ views
    BBC ^ | July 28, 2000 | Debra Ransome
    Ten years ago, a group of black Muslims tried to overthrow the democratically-elected government of the Caribbean twin-island state of Trinidad and Tobago. One-hundred-and-fourteen members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen group, mostly young black men, took over the island's parliament; held the prime minister and some other members of his cabinet hostage; and stormed the state-run television station. For many, inside and outside the Caribbean, the 27 July crisis came as a total shock. The English-speaking Caribbean islands had vowed, following the 1983 American-led invasion of Grenada, never to see democratically-elected structures topple ever again. Armed raid The crisis began with the...