This summer, Louisiana experience record flooding that displaced tens of thousands of people. While media coverage of the incident itself is an entirely different discussion, Rickey Smiley explains that he’s noticed the news intentionally shows Barack Obama playing golf, questioning why he’s not there, even though he has basically done everything in his power to help without getting in a boat and rescuing people himself.
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This leads Rickey to comment on the media trend of deliberately portraying black people badly; only reporting on negative news in the black community, and always choosing to portray black people in the worst light. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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