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Obama’s Grand Deception And The Disregard For Black America

AFRICANGLOBE - We know the president is passionate about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement, committed to sounding the alarm over climate change and determined to help illegal immigrants. We do not see a similar passion for addressing the needs of inner-city residents. Baltimore, Chicago and other cities are aflame with street violence that is killing young Black men at a staggering rate.

Lyndon Johnson Was A Civil Rights Hero, But Also A Racist

AFRICANGLOBE - Lyndon Johnson said the word “n*gger” a lot. In Senate cloakrooms and staff meetings, Johnson was practically a connoisseur of the word. According to Johnson biographer Robert Caro, Johnson would calibrate his pronunciations by region, using “nigra” with some southern legislators and “negra” with others.

How Can The Richest Nation On Earth Tolerate Child Poverty For...

AFRICANGLOBE - During his 1964 State of the Union Address, President Lyndon Johnson said: "Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope — some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both. Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity.

Black Conservatives Hope Supreme Court Drops Black Voter Protections

AFRICANGLOBE - As part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 comes up for challenge this year before the Supreme Court, a group of Black conservatives is fervently hoping that the court strips away the protection the federal government has given African-Americans in certain regions of the country that have a discriminatory past.