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You Can Have The Presidency, If I Could Have These Things

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[caption id="attachment_214" align="alignnone" width="320" caption="Dr. Boyce Watkins,"][/caption] by Dr. Boyce Watkins Barack Obama’s voice booms high into the clouds as our nation’s president. But it is also a voice that is sometimes muted by policy, distorted by conflicting agendas and distracted by the complexities of the world in which we live. I find myself mildly disturbed by the excessive celebration within our community, as if winning this political popularity contest has somehow finally validated us as a people. It is scary when the measure of a Black person's success is captured by the degree of favor he has obtained...

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