Skip to comments.Many African-Americans Concerned About Obama’s Focus on Immigrant Rights
Posted on 02/11/2013 4:15:30 PM PST by kristinn
No sooner did President Barack Obama and a group of senators separately outline proposals to revamp the nations immigration system than the phone lines on several African-American-oriented talk radio shows heated up with callers blasting the plans.
Amnesty, complained Frankie from Maryland recently on the nationally syndicated Keeping it Real with Al Sharpton.
A political payback to Hispanic voters that does little or nothing for African-Americans, reasoned Sam from Milwaukee on Wisconsins 1290 WMCS AMs Earl Ingram Show.
Still, Ingram says many of his listeners see Obamas attempt to push forward on immigration as a reminder of what the president hasnt done to improve economic conditions for African-Americans.
I would say a bulk of my listenership is anti-immigration, he said.
The African-American unemployment rate is at 13.8 percent, according to recently released government figures, nearly twice the 7 percent jobless rate for whites. The nations overall unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. For Hispanics, the rate is 9.7 percent.
A 2009 study by George Borjas of Harvard University, Jeffrey Grogger of the University of Chicago and George Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, looked at 1960-2000 Census data and found that as immigrants disproportionately increased the supply of workers in a particular area, wages of African-American workers in that area fell, the employment rate declined and the incarceration rate rose.
Our analysis suggests that a 10 percent immigration-induced increase in the supply of a particular skill group reduced the black wage by 2.5 percent, lowered the employment rate of black men by 5.9 percentage points, and increased the incarceration rate of blacks by 1.3 percentage points, the professors wrote in the study.
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They should look at Watts and be very concerned.
I just watched a news story posted on U Tube- a woman with 15 kids DEMANDING that someone has to pay! Disgusting!
HA. They can just shut up and obey the little tin god they worship.
When the reporter said, “African-American,” I hope that he was referring to people who were born in Africa. About 2/3 of Blacks, I know, hate being called African-Americans. They know that, since a dictionary defintion of “African” is “a resident of Africa,” an African-American must be anyone who was born in Africa, immigrated to the U.S., and became an American citizen. 3% of South Africans have ancestors who came from India. If one of them becomes a U.S. citizen, he or she would be an African-American.
In spite of what the ruling class says, Americans in general, are not for amnesty and want the borders closed.
Democrats are just looking for the fastest way to grow their base. they already have the the Black vote, but with abortion it’s just not growing fast enough, so they can afford to dump on them and pander to the Hispanics. After all Biden has as much as said that “ Latinos are the center of the nations future”. I guess the democrats are telling Blacks they are yesterdays news!
It will be closer to 20% with 15-20 million new legalized illegals.
“I guess the democrats are telling Blacks they are yesterdays news!”
That’s EXACTLY what they are telling them. But, they’ll still give the Dims monolithic support.
Obama is the dad you never had. Chris Rock says shut and listen to him !
Take a look at Compton, CA. Compton is next to Watts. Black people are being told to get out by the Klan with a tan. There is a lot of friction between the Mexicans and the blacks in the LA area. They really don’t like each other.
African-American cant we drop the African as many have never seen or came from their.
Signed Finnish,Chinese,German- American. /s Born and raised here in America. I am American Period.
It only took 130 years, but in 1996 BJ Clinton solved the unaddressed problem of the Civil War contraband: his Welfare Reform slashed their birthrate (by ending cash for kids) so they could be replaced by a better “Hispanic” underclass. It worked like a charm, with Hispanics passing blacks 10 years earlier than forecast (2000 instead of 2010). Now blacks can sit on their urban reservations and watch the world pass them by, as the administration of those reservations switches over to Hispanic hands.
“In the nearest city to me there’s a clear dividing line between two neighborhoods that were primarily black. Now one is black and the other Mexican with a steady stream of police cars between them.”
In northern NJ the black neighborhoods, while shrinking, are being encircled by Hispanic buffer zones. As Hispanics overtake them politically, economically, and demographically, blacks are fading into obscurity.
Barak Obama was the first black liberal president, and he will be the last. Any further black presidents will be Republican or another party.
“Democrats are just looking for the fastest way to grow their base. they already have the the Black vote, but with abortion its just not growing fast enough, so they can afford to dump on them and pander to the Hispanics.”
The black abortion rate is very much an intended consequence of Dem policies; when they weren’t getting enough abortions BJ Clinton ended cash-for-kids (which was followed by an immediate drop in the black birthrate).
Useful idiots never figure out what they are until they are no longer useful.
Blah, blah, blah. If there was another presidential election
next Tuesday these same whiners would individually cast
as many votes for Obama as they could get away with just
like they did last November. They get what they vote for
just as much as the rest of us get what we voted against.