Posts Tagged ‘eric wattree’

BLACK KIDS HAVE HEARD ENOUGH WHINING – IT’S TIME TO INSPIRE THEM TO REACH FOR THEIR POTENTIAL

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

by Eric Wattree

Eric Wattree

The sentiments expressed here, and in the linked article below, have a lot to do with my aggressive criticism of Tavis Smiley and Cornel West. They and their critics insist that anyone who objects to their behavior is merely upset because they’re criticizing Barack Obama, but when… Continue reading

Is the Attack on Prof. Melissa Harris-Perry’s Article Criticizing Prof. Cornel West Due to Male Academic Cronyism?

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

by Eric L. Wattree

Eric L. Wattree

It is a curious yet instructive phenomenon watching Black male academics rush to the defense of Dr. Cornel West after he called President Obama a “Black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs.” They also stood by when West went on to say that “Obama has a… Continue reading

President Obama, Cornel West, and Poverty Pimps

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

By Eric Wattree

Eric Wattree

Many critics are pointing their finger at President Obama for failing to address various issues in the Black community, but that’s not his job. The Black community is going to have to stop sitting around waiting for a Messiah to solve our problems. It’s the Black community’s… Continue reading