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Has Obama failed African Americans?

26 Jun

Has Obama failed African Americans?

I am posting this because of recent comments by two noted experts on African American opinion, Michelle Bachmann and Newt Gingrich. They believe that President Obama has failed African Americans. Do you agree with them and if so or if not, why?

Give your answer here: http://aareports.com/2011/06/has-president-obama-failed-african.html

The reinvention of Al Sharpton

25 Jul

The reinvention of Al Sharpton

Why the indefatigable Al Sharpton still has work to do. And what his evolution tells us about race and politics in Obama’s America.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/reinvention-of-al-sharpton.html

Defending the NAACP against the Tea Party and Fox News

15 Jul

While you can legitmately make the argument that the NAACP has other issues to deal with besides bigotry and hatred in the Tea Party Movement. What you can’t do is make it seem as if the NAACP is irrelevant and does nothing in Black Communities as some have in an effort to defend the Tea Party.

Read more here:
http://aareports.com/2010/07/naacp-is-active-in-black-communities.html

54 shot, 10 killed in Chicago over weekend

24 Jun

54 shot, 10 killed in Chicago over weekend.

Ten people were killed and at least 44 others were shot across the city Friday night into early Monday, including a baby girl who suffered a graze wound to the neck

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/06/54-shot-over-weekend-in-chicago.html

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

13 Jun

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

Poverty-stricken minority neighborhoods across America are “zones of pain” in a “state of emergency” that deserve a swift federal response, a group of black leaders said during a discussion on economic recovery at the Rainbow/PUSH annual conference Saturday. Read more…

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-leaders-urge-swift-federal-action.html

Black teens more optimistic about the future because of Pres. Obama

1 May

Black teens more optimistic than their peers. A poll released Thursday by Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., found that 70 % of black teen students thought their standard of living would be better than their parents and they believe so beacuse of the election of Barack Obama. Read the entire article here: http://talkhonestly.blogspot.com/