the dangerousNEGRO — barack obama

Why The Dream Remains UN-fulfilled

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By Tre B. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkQ6mYhuhCM&feature=related] Let me start off by saying that I voted for Obama because I thought he was the best choice given the other options and I think he will be an exceptional President for the United States.  However, as Black Americans we must remain grounded in reality and think about this so-called triumpth of integration and if it will really do much to improve the state of Black America beyond giving Black kids someone to look up to.  I believe we should support our new President and work as hard to help improve this country as we...

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This Week in Blackness: Episode #12

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Racism after Obama's victory

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article from The Week, November 5, 2008 [caption id="attachment_182" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Citizens of Chicago celebrate Obama's triumph. (AP Photo/Stacie Freudnberg)"][/caption] One election won't "solve the problem of race in America," said Matthew Syed in the London Times online, because "bigotry and hatred" are no longer the main issue. The real problem is that, even after the gains of the civil rights movement, black Americans have yet to achieve "social and economic equality." And that "slope remains as steep as ever." Barack Obama's election won't magically eliminate teen pregnancy or drug abuse, or raise high-school completion rates in the black community,...

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The Most Important Presidential Election Ever. Again. No, Really!

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The Most Important Presidential Election Ever.  Really. by BAR Managing Editor Bruce Dixon Every four years we hear that the current presidential election is undoubtedly the most important one in our lifetimes, perhaps the most significant in all the long history of the republic.  We heard it (and some of us said it) four years ago and will say it four years from now.  And two years hence we will entertain each other with that famous blast from the past about how the current midterm elections are the most key and crucial midterm contests ever.  Bet on it.  Everybody says...

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Improve our educational system or get people like this...

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