Barack Obama's presidency 'has not helped cause of black people in US'

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    Why would anyone find this surprising? Everything liberal that happens is exactly the opposite of the stated intent. The country has been divided by none other then the POTUS and the VP. From their comment that the police acted stupidly to "they'll put ya all back in chains" comments there is nothing uniting about this administration.

    Barack Obama's presidency 'has not helped cause of black people in US'

    Barack Obama's presidency 'has not helped cause of black people in US' | World news | The Observer

    Barack Obama's election win in 2008 was hailed by some as ushering in a post-racial age in the US. However, recent books and surveys have shown that black American progress has often either halted or declined.
     
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    Black people need to advance their own selfs. It isn't the governments job.
     
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    There's no way to create or legislate "fairness" when we are constantly dividing people up into little groups and pitting them against each other. Every constituency in that model will always be unsatisfied with their slice of the "fairness" pie, and it becomes an exercise in futility and exacerbates the divisions. That's the fatal weakness of Identity Politics.

    Unfortunately, there are people who have a vested interest in keeping us divided into little groups, who have a vested interest in keeping Identity Politics alive. The divisions will continue and probably grow until these people are ultimately marginalized. If ever.

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    Obama has set black people back. Forget about being a President. He is a horrible example of a black man. The next time a black guy vie for the presidency, he won't even get the nomination.
     
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    Hasn't helped the cause of white people either, but for that matter, obama hasn't helped anyone in the US. Well... maybe the radical islamists.
     
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    Obama helped himself.
     
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    I'd say Obama has done the same to human freedom all over the world. The fact that he's ok with the way islam treats it's people tells me all I need to know.
     
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    obama's presidency hasn't helped anyone.
     
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    Truthfully he has set us all back, blacks maybe more so but we all are not better off. I seriously doubt anyone can disagree that after 3 1/2 years of Obama anything is better. All that can be argued is that things would have been worse, which is unmeasurable but looking a history seems to be a load of BS.
     
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    In my opinion, Obama's life experiences make him about as black as a snow flake.
     

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