OBAMA: Black Men Must Vote Despite American Demonization

While visting Philadelphia last week, Former President Barack Obama Urged Black Men to Vote in the November 3rd Election and ‘Get A Seat at the Table.’ Photo: NYMAG.COM

On a warm April day in 1899 W.E.B Dubois — the great scholar and Civil Rights advocate — waned in lugubrious despair as he glared through the widow of a grocery store in Atlanta to see the detached knuckles of Sam Hose on display in a jar. Hose had been lynched.

In 1998, James Byrd’s body parts were found splayed across the roads near Jasper, Texas after a trio of…