I agree. Obama FAILED black America spectacularly. He could have been a HUGE change for good in black America, but instead, he abandoned them, as have so many other prominent blacks and, particularly, black politicians. Gianno Caldwell documents despair in Chicago: 'President Obama failed the black community' Finally, Caldwell spoke to Chicago residents and politicians about the legacy of President Barack Obama and whether or not he helped the city of Chicago. "Over 95 percent of African-Americans supported this President Barack Obama," said Caldwell to former Democratic Illinois representative Ken Duncan, "What did he do for black America?" "That is still to be determined," replied Duncan. "Some of us are still scratching our heads." 'PUTTING EGO AND POLITICS' BEFORE 'BLACK BODIES': CHICAGO NATIVE ON CITY LEADERS WHO SNUBBED TRUMP "Right. President Obama failed the black community," argued Caldwell.