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Obama: Crime Created by ‘System,’ Successful People ‘Just Lucky,’ ‘Wasn’t Nothin’ You Did’

In his commencement speech to the graduating class at Howard University last weekend, President Obama excused crime in the African American community as something fostered by an “unfair and unjust” system. He also said successful people were “just lucky” and hinted they didn’t make their success; “It wasn’t nothing you did,” he insisted.