Glen Ford vs. Michael Eric Dyson Debate on the Obama Presidency ” – “Effective Evil” or Progressives’ Best Hope

Recently Michael Eric Dyson and Glen Ford, editor of BlackAgendaReport.com took off the gloves and debated the Obama presidency, evil or progressive. The discussion gave light to many of the issues that democrats think about, but seldom react to.

Below is the video of the discussion aired on “Democracy Now” on September 7, 2012. Are we being complacent in accepting the policies of the current administration in matters that we disagree, or is the just a matter of playing the cards we are dealt?

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Video courtesy of NPR

 

Los Angeles Post & Polling Research

 

Michael Eric Dyson, named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, is the author of sixteen books, including Holler if You Hear Me, Is Bill Cosby Right? and I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King Jr. He is currently University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. He lives in Washington, D.C.

 

Glen Ford has had a long career as a radio host and commentator. In 1977, Ford co-launched, produced and hosted America’s Black Forum, the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television. In 1987, Ford launched Rap It Up, the first nationally syndicated Hip Hop music show, broadcast on 65 radio stations. Ford co-founded the Black Agenda Report. Ford is also the author of The Big Lie: An Analysis of U.S. Media Coverage of the Grenada Invasion.


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