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Obama Defends ‘Respectability Politics’ Speeches Criticized by Black Progressives

President Barack Obama speaks at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Gaston Hall at Georgetown University in Washington, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The president said that “it’s a mistake” to think efforts to stamp out poverty have failed and the government is powerless to address it. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)   (Slate) – President […]