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Black America -- What If Obama Were White?

Hunrodr Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 10:13 AM
And Tavis Smiley's "more" numbers have yet to arrive says it all....thanks Larry.
Jay Wye Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 3:49 PM
to me,Smiley said that he's got to find ways to spin the numbers to show what he wants to show.
What if President Obama were white?

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said last year, "If (former President) Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House."

The problem to which Cleaver refers is black unemployment. At the beginning of the Obama administration, 12.7 percent of black adults seeking work were unemployed. Black unemployment is now 14.1 percent. Black teenage unemployment at the beginning of the Obama administration was 35.2 percent. Black teenage unemployment is now 37.9 percent.

Last month, Cleaver...