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Black Americans Don’t Have Much To Thank Barack Obama For

AFRICANGLOBE - In 2008, Barack Obama was elected on a message of hope – which, for obvious reasons, had a special resonance for Black Americans. So, six years into the Obama Presidency, how have things improved for Black people?

The Paradox Of Black America

AFRICANGLOBE - A paradox haunts America’s first Black president. African-American wealth has fallen further under Barack Obama than under any president since the Depression. Yet, they are the only group that still gives him high ratings. Those who have fared worst under Obama are the ones who love him the most. You would be hard-pressed to find a better example of perception-driven politics. As the Reverend Kevin Johnson asked in 2013: “Why are we so loyal to a president who isn’t loyal to us?”

The 2014 Political Pimp Move – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - No matter how much love Black people show their political party of choice and the candidates that run for office under that party’s banner, Black people get screwed just like a two dollar whore on the bad side of town. They take our endorsements, they take our volunteerism, they take our campaign contributions, they take our enthusiasm, they take our political love and what do we get for it…..absolutely nothing!

Confessions Of A Former Obama Supporter

AFRICANGLOBE - Like many Obama supporters back in 2008 I drank the Kool-Aid. I fell in love with the symbolism of a Black family in the White House. I believed in his campaign slogan of "Hope and Change" and his story of being a biracial, Harvard-educated community organizer in the ghettos of Chicago.

Black Americans Fear Lingering Racism if Barack Obama Loses

Liz Wills remembers the unbelievable feeling when Barack Obama entered the White House in January 2009. Now she looks fearfully at the specter of...