Al Sharpton vs Tavis Smiley pt1 Barack Obama & the Black Agenda
Civil rights leader Al Sharpton got into a spirited back and forth with TV talk show host Tavis Smiley on his radio show on Monday Feb 23 2010.. The dispute was over President Obama and whether or not he was going to have a Black Agenda. Tavis felt Sharpton and Charles Olgetree who was also on the phone weren't pressing Obama enough.. Sharpton felt Tavis was off the mark for his approach and accused him of 'distorting their words..
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