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Under Obama, racial hope
but no change

Politico, by Edward-Isaac Dovere

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/24/2014 12:56:20 PM

Six years ago, Barack Obama’s election was going to usher in a new era of racial understanding. That hasn’t happened. Few, if any, anticipated that the man whose election itself was historic would be in a constant lose-lose situation as president when it came to race. The protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of Michael Brown have crystallized a larger sense within the African-American community, and civil rights leaders say they feel they’re a long way from Grant Park and a lot closer to “here we go again” on the Trayvon Martin shooting. “Things got somewhat

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 8/24/2014 1:06:18 PM     (No. 9978978)

Blah blah blah. Where´s the poll of how many blacks have negative feelings about whites?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 8/24/2014 1:16:20 PM     (No. 9978986)

The Civil Rights act was passed 50 years ago. After trillions of dollars in welfare, entitlements, sensitivity training programs, equal-opportunity programs, outreach programs, etc, etc, one would think we´re no better off today than in 1964. Just like Liberals want to be Hippies and re-live the Flower-Power era, many Blacks would have us think they were raised as Slaves like it was only 20 years ago! People like that can´t live without a crutch!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/24/2014 1:40:57 PM     (No. 9979012)

Many of the greatest coworkers, neighbors and friends I have had have definitely had darker skin than I have -- both blacks and Hispanics.

But they all were hard working, well educated, and knew that they didn´t deserve anything that they didn´t earn by hard work and good education.

If their children acted up, they dealt with them immediately to keep them on the right path in life -- just like I did.

Sadly, the welfare plantation blacks, who chose to live down to the worst stereotypes of their race, are doing everything they can to destroy this nation -- with the full help and support of the Øvomit administration...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hammock, 8/24/2014 2:00:48 PM     (No. 9979027)

The article details the point of view of a number of race activists that little or nothing has changed.

There has been a lot of change. White and black people now despise each other much more.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/24/2014 3:00:43 PM     (No. 9979077)

As much as I would like to blame Obama, posters #1, #2 and #3 are correct. There is a block of the Africa community that will never consider any existence other than that of takers. Their mindset that they deserve it because of slavery of their ancestors 150 years ago is, in their mind, a card that says entitled person.

Thanks, LBJ, for your "Great Society".

The irony is, many of them feel Obama is not doing enough for them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 8/24/2014 3:29:47 PM     (No. 9979115)

Maybe they need to trade in the BHO commemorative plates?

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