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In CA and Other States, Black Migration Alters the Political Landscape

In CA and Other States, Black Migration Alters the Political Landscape

LOS ANGELES—African-Americans once were clustered so heavily in urban areas that the terms “black” and “inner city” came to be used almost synonymously. According to the 2010 U.S. Census results, that time is history. While blacks have by no means vanished from cities, unprecedented numbers have headed for the suburbs or left the big cities of the North and headed south. As legislative districts are redrawn, nonpartisan groups and both political parties are watching how this … Read entire article »

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GOP Ploy: Blame Black Joblessness on President Obama

GOP Ploy: Blame Black Joblessness on President Obama

Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson LOS ANGELES, Calif.–GOP presidential contenders Michelle Bachman and Newt Gingrich figured out yet another ploy to knock President Obama. Blame him for joblessness among blacks now at nearly Great Depression levels, especially for young black males. Both candidates made the claim in recent speeches at the Republican Leadership Conference. Gingrich got so carried away with this absurd notion that he went off the deep end by claiming that Obama’s … Read entire article »

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