From House Slaves, Field Slaves and the Obama Predicament:
On the plantation, it is likely that many of the field slaves who managed to talk their way into the big house entered fully conscious of the likelihood that the humiliation they would suffer there would reach intolerable limits. Those contemporary field slaves who live vicariously through would-be President Obama, will be well advised to, like their ancestors, continue their journey toward 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with open eyes, and a frank realization that the presidency is not a political panacea - and possibly not even a palliative pill for the ills of America's African population. If we are to achieve genuine liberation, all political options, including revolution must not only remain open, but be pursued as though the world had never heard of Barack Obama.
And that's all I'm saying Black folks. Be happy that Barack has a shot at the
What do you think the flag lapel pin was all about? It was directed toward those
Just be prepared is all I'm saying. Rejoice for Barack's presidency like you did for OJ's freedom but recognize -- it doesn't change anything.