Do Black People Support Obama Because He’s Black?

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WASHINGTON – Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the form of blind loyalty to President Barack Obama. Are Black people supporting Obama mainly because he’s Black? If race is just one factor in Blacks’ support of Obama, does […]

Report: Obama Needs Better Than 2004 Black Turnout

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WASHINGTON — One of the country’s oldest civil rights groups says President Barack Obama may have a tougher time winning at least three battleground states in November should black voter turnout fall at least 5 percentage points below the record levels that helped to put him in the White House. Black voter turnout of 64.7 […]