Friday, January 19, 2018

Obama, Derrick Bell, and the race reductionism of Critical Race Theory

A history of neoliberalism and identitarianism should include this moment:

And data from this: How Obama Destroyed Black Wealth.

And, of course, Adolph Reed's observation about Obama in 1996.

Relevant: The Man Who Changed Middle-Class Feminism, or Derrick Bell and Critical Race Theory, Where Racism and Anti-Racism Intersect

ETA: "Barack Obama's speech on April 5, 2006 at the launch of The Brookings Institute's Hamilton Project where Obama says that "most of us are strong free traders" and praises the goals of the Hamilton Project."