This past Sunday, MSNBC hosted a panel titled “The Black Agenda” which received more press for the heated debate between Rev. Al Sharpton and Cornel West than for its focus on the issues affecting African Americans.
TheRoot’s David Swerdick recently wrote a piece agreeing with Rev. Al Sharpton’s stance that we can’t blame President Obama for everything. Sharpton said that politicians both local and at the state level need to be held accountable too. West fell on the other side of the coin claiming that Obama has the power to do more for Blacks.