As African-American unemployment remains at over 15 percent, the Black community questions whether placing hopes on Obama was a mistake. While the US marks Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the African-American community is knee-deep in an economic nightmare. “There is no question that black America is worse off than it has been in at least the last 30 years,” said Glen Ford, the executive editor of the Black Agenda Report. The official unemployment rate for African-Americans has been hovering at around 16 percent for the last year. “Number one in high unemployment, number one in home foreclosures and number one in populating the prisons of our country,” explained renowned civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson. Many say, if these numbers represented any other minority group, the US would be in a state of emergency. Cut down due to Copyright - Modbert Watch video: African Americans suffering under Obama — RT --------------------------------------------------- Since the flood of illegals into the US has made looking after the third world so popular among the religious and charitable of America's "conscience", they forgot that poor black are Americans and should be among those that get fed first. But since black Americans have no real organizations to speak for them much like poor white Americans, they take a back seat for the aid that gets distributed around the country. Maybe learning to fire that Glock isn't such a bad idea. The time will come when all poor Americans will unite to take on LA RAZA. Maybe 2011?