Fox News host Sean Hannity, The Drudge Report and The Daily Caller on Tuesday all promised to deliver a “never-before-seen” video of Barack Obama.
During the speech at Hampton University Annual Ministers’ Conference in 2007, Obama thanked Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. of Trinity United Church of Christ for introducing him to Jesus Christ and sparking his Christian faith. Wright came under scrutiny in 2008 after it was revealed he once told his congregation that African-Americans should not sing “God Bless America” but instead “God damn America.”
Obama talked about poverty among African-Americans and his Christian faith. He said African-American communities had been scarred by the history of racism and slavery in the United States, and urged every minister in America to come together to fight poverty.
Obama, who was then a U.S. senator, also said there had been a “quiet riot” building up within the African-American community.
“Those ‘quiet riots’ that take place every day are born from the same place as the fires and the destruction and the police decked out in riot gear and the deaths,” he explained. “They happen when a sense of disconnect settles in and hope dissipates. Despair takes hold and young people all across this country look at the way the world is and believe that things are never going to get any better.”
The Daily Caller noted that the speech had been covered in 2007, but accused reporters of ignoring Obama’s most controversial statements. The conservative news outlet said the full video “undermines Obama’s carefully-crafted image as a leader eager to build bridges between ethnic groups” and accused Obama of using a racial accent. The Daily Caller said the speech was like an “Al Sharpton rally” and compared Obama’s mention of Hurricane Katrina to Kanye West’s remark that “Bush doesn’t care about black people.”
The full text of the speech has been available online since 2007. However, Matt Drudge of The Drudge Report and The Daily Caller both said Obama significantly deviated from his prepared remarks.
[Ed. note: Updated after publication.]
Miami-Dade cop relieved of duty after punching irate woman at Florida airport
A bad situation turned worse, after a woman missed her flight at Miami International Airport. When police were called, things got even worse.
According to the Miami Herald, body-camera footage, which surfaced Wednesday evening, showed the officer hitting the woman yelling at him.
“You acting like you white when you really Black...what you want to do?” the woman without a mask says.
She then stepped very close to the officer, putting her face against his and that's when he struck her in the face.
WATCH: White woman pulls gun on Black woman after allegedly almost hitting her with her car
On Wednesday, a viral video showed a white woman in Auburn Hills, Michigan, pulling a handgun on a Black woman in an altercation in a parking lot.
According to the woman taking the video, the white woman nearly hit the Black woman while backing up her van, and the argument escalated quickly.
"Get the license plate!" the Black woman can be heard shouting.
"Don't you f**king jump behind my car," replied the woman with the gun. "Get the f**k back! Get the f**k back! Back the f**k up!"
According to the poster, the woman who brandished the gun has been arrested.
Susan Rice tears into Trump for ‘brushing off information’ critical to troops’ ‘life and death’ because he can’t hear bad news
On CNN Wednesday, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice ripped President Donald Trump for ignoring intelligence on Russian bounties against American troops.
"My job was to brief the president, to bring to the president all that he needs to hear, not what he wants to hear," said Rice. "When I served President Obama, he would sometimes joke that I and others who brought bad news were the 'doomsday people,' but he always listened to what we had to say and he never conveyed the impression that news was too bad to be worthy of him hearing. You don't intimidate the messengers ... this president is derelict in his duty, brushing off information that is critical to the life and death of our service members and does so because he doesn't want to hear bad news."