Cornel West Blasts Obama for Using MLK Bible During Inauguration

Cornel West said that he was upset by President Obama using the personal bible of Martin Luther King, Jr. to swear himself in to second term of office. West discussed some of the principal causes of King’s that he believes directly contradict Obama’s policies. Specifically, West touched upon the President’s support of the United States drone strikes in Pakistan, as well as Obama’s lack of action regarding poverty and disproportionate incarceration rates for black Americans.

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