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African Americans rally against Obama (New Black Panthers, black groups protest against Obama)
Press TV ^ | Apr 25, 2011 | Press TV

Posted on 04/26/2011 2:48:54 PM PDT by Qbert

African Americans have staged a rally in Washington to protest against socioeconomic disparities in the US and failures to provide jobs to the black communities.

Members of the New Black Panther Party and the Black is Back coalition converged in a neighborhood in DC's Southeast quadrant for a National Day of Action, demanding attention to inequalities in education, housing and healthcare, a Press TV correspondent reported on Monday.

Protesters were particularly outraged by US President Barack Obama's failure to address the black communities' problems as figures show black unemployment hovers at staggering 16 percent nationwide.

"I'm very angry and disappointed because we supported him because he promised us change but he's just the same," an angry protester told Press TV.

According to the latest US Labor Department figures, overall jobless rates across the country fell to a better-than-expected 8.8 percent in March, but the unemployment rate also for black teenagers stood at 50 percent -- more than double the national average.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: blackpanthers; blackunemployment; nbp; nbpp; newblackpanthers; obama
Finally realizing that Obama is a crony capitalist, more concerned with partying with rich Hollywood stars and privileged elites than addressing black unemployment...
1 posted on 04/26/2011 2:48:57 PM PDT by Qbert
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2 posted on 04/26/2011 2:52:58 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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Obama didn’t even have to reach out for these peoples’ votes; they were delivered to him automatically. He won’t have to next year, either.


3 posted on 04/26/2011 2:53:33 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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I will never forget my dingbat sister saying that she was going to vote for Obama (despite claiming to be a Hannitized conservative) because he would do a lot for black families.

This was before her no good black husband took his black self out of the picture, leaving her and their child to fend for themselves with no support and my sister unemployed. I keep wanting to ask her if Obama has sent her a check or something or stopped by to babysit while she looked for work.


4 posted on 04/26/2011 2:53:52 PM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, get your kids out of government schools, pray for the Republic.)
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>> an angry protester: “he promised us change”

Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here’s your Change.


5 posted on 04/26/2011 2:54:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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“African Americans have staged a rally in Washington to protest against socioeconomic disparities in the US and failures to provide jobs to the black communities.”

Refreshing that is says “...to provide jobs” rather than “to provide handouts.”


6 posted on 04/26/2011 2:55:48 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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Gee, when his own people are protesting him, where will his votes come from? Oh, I know, the illegals & the dead! His people aren’t loving the HOPEY/CHANGEY thing now, either!


7 posted on 04/26/2011 2:56:50 PM PDT by blondee123 (TRUMP=WINNING OBAMA=YOU'RE FIRED!!!)
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I learned early in my military days, “No mater who’s in charge s**t always rolls down hill. “


8 posted on 04/26/2011 2:59:04 PM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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9 posted on 04/26/2011 2:59:35 PM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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“Refreshing that is says “...to provide jobs” rather than “to provide handouts.””

You know times are tough when...


10 posted on 04/26/2011 2:59:38 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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I’m just curious, what do the blacks think Osama can do for them?

Education is nearly free in this country and those with educations and marketable skills are having little trouble finding good jobs.

So what exactly do they think he can do, make them all CEO’s making $1 million a year with nothing more than a 7th grade education?

Somehow magically make them all doctors or whatnot?

The key to a good paying job is education and training, acquiring skills that are in demand and all of that is available for basically free if you were to go to a Community College or State College.

Heck you can get a nursing degree for nearly free in TN and have a $40,000 plus a year job waiting on you when you graduate.

Do they want it all magically given to them somehow?

Totally delusional if that’s the case...


11 posted on 04/26/2011 3:00:11 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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“Refreshing that is says “...to provide jobs” rather than “to provide handouts.”

Yeah, it is interesting.

I find it telling that eeeeevil corporation McDonald’s (recent bad news events, aside) has probably done more to help unemployed blacks with their “50,000 hiring day” than the first black president...


12 posted on 04/26/2011 3:02:15 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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In the protest, demonstrators also expressed their solidarity with the ongoing revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa, and called for a free Palestine, a rejection of US intervention in the Middle East and an end to NATO airstrikes in Libya.

Good grief.

I wonder if they have a map in their shoe so they can find their way home by suppertime.

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13 posted on 04/26/2011 3:02:53 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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RACISTS!!
RACISTS!!
RACISTS!!


14 posted on 04/26/2011 3:04:26 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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I’d be willing to bet the black panthers are only half mad at him.


15 posted on 04/26/2011 3:09:08 PM PDT by douginthearmy
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Finally realizing that Obama is a crony capitalist, more concerned with partying...

Besides, he's half white!

16 posted on 04/26/2011 3:17:29 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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“I’m just curious, what do the blacks think Osama can do for them?”

In fairness, I can understand they would be irate when Obama’s (largely white) buddies are making million dollar bonuses through his crony capitalist ways while most black are suffering, and are being taken for granted by him. (It’s really no different than what he did as an Illinois state senator- they should’ve realized this earlier).

When people start to focus on a group’s misery, as opposed to favoring one chosen individual who is supposed to be a proxy for the rest (Obama, Jesse Jackson, etc.), the sad truth starts to appear. What can I say? Drop the hostility, and give true free-market capitalism a fresh look...


17 posted on 04/26/2011 3:19:36 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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True. They’re very grateful for his Justice Department.


18 posted on 04/26/2011 3:21:06 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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“New Black Panther Party” ... LMAO!

Those worthless freaks could be eating from dumpsters and I’d still be laughing at the fools.


19 posted on 04/26/2011 3:22:42 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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Tinfoil hat theory = holder is rallying his people and will try to pull off a coup, ousting the kenyan and take over as pres...oops...dictator. /sarc
20 posted on 04/26/2011 3:26:51 PM PDT by FrankR (Liberals Don't Have Scruples, Judgement or Morals...only MOTIVES.)
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When are blacks going to figure out that they have to work in school to get anywhere. 50% dropout rate is unacceptable.


21 posted on 04/26/2011 3:49:27 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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Wow, in this case, the enemy of my enemy is still my enemy. I hope they both lose.


22 posted on 04/26/2011 4:07:24 PM PDT by Freedom_Fighter_2001
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

They want to be guaranteed the $40K job over someone more qualified simply because of their skin color and “social justice.”


23 posted on 04/26/2011 4:11:18 PM PDT by GnuHere
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“Refreshing that is says “...to provide jobs” rather than “to provide handouts.”

LOL—What kind of jobs do they expect obamahmasser to provide to highschool dropouts and gang members?


24 posted on 04/26/2011 4:11:47 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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So king obuma’s empire is crap. Surprise, surprise, people.

Get your butts on the front line and start fixing your neighborhoods. Call up the men and take your cities back from the slavers. Slavery is not cool.

Next time Sharpton, Jackson, Reid or Pelosi turn up in your cities, find a rope and greet them accordingly.

Your homes, your families, your children. You decide.


25 posted on 04/26/2011 4:32:22 PM PDT by sergeantdave (The democrat party is a seditious organization and must be outlawed)
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Didn’t he say something about a new national military as strong as our existing military? He could then plant them on the southern border to get experience before his real plans for them. Just spiff-balling. This is one of the few things he campaigned on that hasn’t happened.


26 posted on 04/26/2011 5:13:31 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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The Black Pampers would have been happy if Obama had killed some of them cracker babies.


27 posted on 04/26/2011 5:47:51 PM PDT by Molon Labbie
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