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Minorities Disproportionately Worse Off Under Obama

Leonard152 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 12:28 AM
Minorities have been sold a bill of goods based on racist rhetoric. Obama stands for the opposite of color blindness, and has made Americans hyper-aware of race. He has fooled minorities into thinking the questionable Trayvon Martin and Henry Louis Gates incidents represent racism, when in reality, the millions of minorities who have disproportionately lost their jobs, homes and savings are the real minority victims." What do tyrants and dictators in 3rd world countries do when their economies and standards of living decline? They blame the Jews or the Rich or Whites or Imperialists or Zionists, or whatever, for the problems; OR, they become belligerent and find an external enemy to divert attention from their own failings.
SOUL-brother Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:30 PM
Yes ,for the last 4 years we blacks have been played....I think this is how many blacks ,see Obama.We saw Obama ,as a tide that would lift all black ships.We thought ,that once he was elected,whites would see us as 5/5 human.We have been put down so much ,by so many,even people from foreign lands hate us. Why? We have worked so hard to be a part of America,we made so many contributions but get little credit..So we bought and craved change,at any price..So give us a break ..Please

It is puzzling that so many minorities voted for Barack Obama over Mitt Romney considering how disproportionately they have suffered economically during Obama's presidency. Black unemployment under Obama increased at a higher pace than whites, from 12.7% to 14.1%, ending at almost twice the unemployment rate of whites. Now, one out of every seven blacks is unemployed. White unemployment barely increased under Obama, from 7.1% to 7.4%.

Blacks' median income has fallen 11.1% under Obama, more than twice as much as whites. The disparity in wealth between whites and blacks nearly doubled during Obama's tenure. According to CNN,...