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Obama Has Left Republicans Confused

News One blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins evaluates Barack Obama's strengths as president, saying that his accomplishments have made it impossible for Republicans to find a viable opponent. Republicans don’t excite me very much, but it seems that we have to at least acknowledge them. The party has become, in recent years, an even worse example of politics gone scary. The right wing opposition to having a Black liberal in the White House has led to some illogical decision-making and an intense desire to cut off noses to spite one’s face.
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Kennedy's Critique of Obama's Black Critics Is a Miss

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

In a blog entry at Your Black World, Dr. Boyce Watkins picks apart Harvard law professor and author Randall Kennedy's CNN opinion piece that defends President Barack Obama against black critics. Watkins argues that it would be harmf... Read Post

President of College Republicans: 'Black President Snorts Crack'

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

In an entry at his Your Black World blog, Dr. Boyce Watkins condemns the president of the University of Texas College Republicans for tweeting, "My president is black, he snorts a lot of crack." Watkins says that it is hardly a devi... Read Post

Is Obama Among the Greatest Black Men Ever?

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

News One blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins checks in on President Barack Obama's place in history, asking if he is "an outstanding figure in black American history" in comparison with other black leaders. There is no clear-cut answer, he sa... Read Post


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