Mr. President,Stop Throwing Black People Under the Bus

[OPINION] Dr. Brittney Cooper responds to the president’s remarks about  fatherhood and gun violence

By Brittney Cooper, Ph.D.    

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Almost as soon as he began to talk, I found myself deeply  incensed at President  Obama’s address in Chicago this past Friday. I hoped, along with the 50,000  folks who petitioned for this speech after Hadiya Pendleton’s murder, that the  president would offer both empathy and solutions to a community shell-shocked by  massive violence.

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