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Obama calls for ’new normal’ for black Americans

Obama calls for ’new normal’ for black Americans

Barack Obama, the former President of the United States on Friday issued a statement regarding the death of George Floyd. Mr. Obama urged citizens of the US to ’create a new normal’ where the legacy of unequal treatment and bigotry would no longer infect the institutions of the country.

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 3 months

It isn't fucking 'normal.' It did happen and those involved will be punished. Why are people trying to insinuate any part of society finds this acceptable?

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 3 months

Yeah, listen to the guy who bombed innocent civilians with drone strikes and stoked the flames of race issues. No Obama, your no different from those you criticize.

Don 3 months

" This isn't normal in 2020 America " Neither is subverting the votes of 68 million Americans and trying to kick out a duly elected President and put innocent men in jail . !

intherough 3 months

I posted on another thread that while in office, he said in a NYT article on April 18, 2015, that the problems go far beyond the police who he said are too often deployed to do the dirty work of containing the problems that arise in broken urban communities where fathers are absent, drugs dominate and education, jobs and opportunities are non-non-existent. Now this after he had 8 years to do something. The article states his administration had come under fire lots for not doing more in this arena. Minority employment was sky high, at record levels under Trump before the pandemic hit. At least he did something for minorities.

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 3 months

What a lying scumbag. Nothing new for this guy.

intherough 3 months

Huh. In a NYT article on April 18, 2015, he said there was no excuse for riots, and said police officers have a tough job and we need to keep that in mind. He also said that the problems are beyond the police who end up doing the dirty work of containing the problems that arise in broken urban communities where fathers are absent, drugs dominate and education, jobs and opportunities are non- existent. His administration came under constant criticism for not doing more about it. Now that Trump is in there, when record employment was the highest for minorities, he comes out with this? Something seems off.

Rocky 3 months

Why is anyone taking advise from a man who stabbed the American people in the back, lied to us, mobilized the federal law enforcement agencies against political rivals, sold guns to Mexican cartels that were used to kill Americans, locked illegals in cages, drone bombed more people than any other in history, failed us and did nothing to prevent 68 million Americans to be infected with H1N1, flew billions to the Iranians and set a path for nuclear weapons for them, supervised the most corrupt adminstration in history, did nothing for minorities while in office, got on air and fanned the flames of racial wars during the fake news propaganda around Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown. This guy has no right to talk about racial issues when he failed us all at every turn when in power. Just go to jail already. Edit: On top of all that he conducted a national study into the perceived issue of police racial profiling and the results were clear that no bias existed or at the very least couldn't be proven. He KNOWS the police are not racist yet pushes this garbage propaganda out. He makes me physically ill.

Andre Gerard
Andre Gerard 3 months

Obama is cheering this race riots on like no other! After all it comes at the perfect moment for him to move focus away from Obamagate. Not that the MSM was doing their job in covering it in the first place!

Deadman 0_0
Deadman 0_0 3 months

Unequal treatment in our institutions. Says the black president. Real unequal to be able to achieve the highest political office.

Alt Porcus
Alt Porcus 3 months

Obama didn't say the act itself was normal so your misrepresenting what he said. The comments on here are sad to read and more sad that you're apologists and in denial.

B-Man 3 months

Remember when Obama, our first black president did literally nothing to help ease race relations in this country? Yeah me too.

Skot 3 months

You could have done a lot, but now you simply say a little.

Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 3 months

Bombama is an evil manipulator utilizing the death of a man to push his political agenda.

Jax Milovitch
Jax Milovitch 3 months

Obama inciting violence I see

Robert_Clearwater 3 months

Fix the fatherlessness in the black community the new normal should be no more deadbeats with five different baby mommas.

User Inactive
User Inactive 3 months

I'm already tired of how often "new normal" is being used.

Stephen 3 months

This comment embodies why past presidents are supposed to stay out of current affairs

Nicholas Noel
Nicholas Noel 3 months

The new normal is being American and not have everything about race. Youre welcome.

noneofyour business
noneofyour business 3 months

He has a lot of nerve. He had the chance just like Trump to be the modern FDR. in stead they both sold out to the corporate interests. He should just shut up and sit down. All he and Biden did for minority people was deport them and drink a glass of water in Flint.

wazzy75 3 months

Every justified protest devolving into looting and violence also should not normal.

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