Cornel West on Obama and the Domestication of MLK’s legacy.

Please, PLEASE take five minutes on this Inauguration Day and watch the following video…

Cornel West is spot on that Obama has done precious little to address the three main concerns that animated MLK: racism (in 2013, the “prison-industrial complex’), militarism and poverty.

And while you’re at it, think about the question of where the real power for transformation lies?
I would suggest, as Cornel West does here that it is not in the Oval Office, or government in general, but in the people of God, and prophets like MLK, who can whet our appetite’s for the coming Kingdom of God…

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