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Minorities Disproportionately Worse Off Under Obama

Patriotic Chicagolander Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 12:14 PM
A larger percentage of Republicans than Democrats voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, thanks to the GOP's Everett Dirksen.

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,...