Former Head of Civil Rights Commission on Obama – “a sense of betrayal”

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An interview published today at TheRoot.com with the former head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mary Frances Berry quotes Ms. Berry as saying that Obama’s election “was our payoff.”

She asserts that there is no Civil Rights Movement today and that the presidents election was the “prize” for years of struggle and that we have laid all our hopes on him delivering whatever we thought he was supposed to deliver.

Now that he has been forced to compromise on some of the principles that he was elected on she says there is a “sense of betrayal.

The big problem as she and some other Civil Rights leaders see it is that Obama has the movement on lock and nobody dares to speak out too loudly opposing him for fear of losing the support of all the black community that still supports him regardless of what he does or doesn’t do for us.

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