Monthly Archives: August 2011

BET News: Barack Obama Losing African-American Support Over Economy

By Cord Jefferson Originally Published: 7/28/2011 “Though the African-American community has been Obama’s biggest supporter, the jobs situation is seeing that approval falter” When African-Americans went to the polls in 2008, 96 percent of them voted for Barack Obama. In … Continue reading

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Lack of jobs for blacks creates tension between black lawmakers and Obama

By Ylan Q. Mui, Originally Published: August 7 Black lawmakers are embarking on a month-long campaign Monday to address the staggering unemployment rate among African Americans, an issue that has become a growing source of tension between members of the … Continue reading

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