None of Them Has Ever Been My President — Glen Ford | Black Agenda Rep0rt

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None of Them Has Ever Been My President

Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 11/16/2016 – 15:43

Source: Back Agenda Report

“You can’t scare people with a specter if they have already been in combat with the real thing.”

As a revolutionary Black nationalist whose socialism predates my facial hairs, I have no problem saying Donald Trump is not my president. Neither is the current occupant of the White House, nor were any of the Democrats, Republicans and Whigs that preceded him.

On a chilly November day in 2009 a newly-created coalition, of which I was a co-founder, marched on the White House to denounce and renounce Barack Obama as a tool of white supremacy and the imperial war machine.  “Obama, Obama, you can’t hide – We charge you with genocide,” we shouted, indicting the First Black President for the crimes he was busily committing in service to his masters…

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