As most of you know, Steve Harvey entered the chorus of Smiley and West hecklers last week.
My perspective is up at Yourblackpolitics, here’s a snippet:
One broad watermelon smile deserves another. So when I read on Yourblackworld.com that Steve Harvey had joined Tom Joyner in using his Benson-eque platform to both defend the White House and malign Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, surprise was not an emotion that befell me.
Both Harvey and Joyner are much too enthralled with their own proximity to power, too lost in the glow of gator tuxedo shoes, too bewitched by engraved invitations to President Obama’s 50th birthday bash to actually think before crowing about Smiley and West.
These two self-styled soul hipsters would have us believe that they have somehow magically transformed themselves from low brow entertainers to thoughtful political pundits. They haven’t. READ MORE.
- why the ‘fly jock’ tom joyner should just fly away (breakingbrown.com)
- Dr. Boyce Watkins: Harvey’s “Uncle Tom” Remark to Cornel and Tavis Disrespects the Nation’s Poor (huffingtonpost.com)
- Tavis Smiley And Cornel West Warn UK Riots Could Happen Here: ‘There Is A Bubbling’ (mediaite.com)