Black Agenda Report for 4 February 2015: Oprah & Sharpton Attack #BlackLivesMatter, ISIS Chicken Home to Roost, Detroit Model to Atlantic City

5 February 2015 — Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

When prominent members of the Black Misleadershp Class start ranting and raving against the new movement, you know it must be doing something right. Al Sharpton and Oprah Winfrey are attempting to “infantilize the young activists by framing the conflict as generational, rather than substantive.” In reality, it’s about Power. Sharpton is a servant of Power, and Oprah can only stomach a movement that reveres the opinions and privileges of Black billionaires.”

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