Barack Obama and the Betrayal of Black America

When Barack Obama was elected as the president of the United States, black liberals dreamily believed that the numerous maladies in the black community would cease to exist.  They believed that his election was indicative of a vigorous wind of political and social change that was blowing across the country.  Barack Obama himself vowed that his election would demarcate the conclusion of grisly "politics as usual" from the commencement of political and democratic freshness.  However, as this administration continues on, it is abundantly clear that Obama has not only failed to deliver in a general sense, but he has also completely betrayed his most loyal constituency -- the black community.  After passing a gargantuan stimulus plan that was supposed to fix the economy, the unemployment rate continued to rise -- until it only recently began falling.  Although we are currently at an 8.7 percent unemployment rate, the rate in the black community is at an...(Read Full Article)