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Obama Calls out Call-out Culture: "That's Not Bringing About Change"



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The Obamas opened up about political division at the annual summit for the Obama Foundation, their nonprofit organization. While former President Obama called out the call-out culture, former first lady Michelle Obama took white conservatives to task.
Mr. Obama said he’s concerned about how people approach differences in opinion, especially on social media.
Young people in particular, he said, seem to think “‘if I tweet or hashtag about how you didn’t do something right, or used the wrong word or verb, then I can sit back and feel pretty good about myself, because man you see how woke I was. I called you out.’ That’s not activism. That’s not bringing about change,” he said at the summit, which took place in Chicago on Tuesday.

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