Congressional Black Caucus Criticizes President Obama on Unemployment


Your Black World reports. The Congressional Black Caucus took the step of confronting the Obama Administration on growing levels of black unemployment.  Since the start of the most recent recession, white unemployment has gone down.  At the same time, black unemployment has increased by 1.5 percentage points. “Can you imagine a situation where any other […]

Dr. Boyce: Cornel West v. Barack Obama – Let’s Look at the Facts


by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World. In this video, I quickly mention the game of facts being played in the disagreement between Cornel West and President Barack Obama.  Some, especially Tulane Professor Melissa Harris-Perry, say that West’s attacks on President Obama are driven by a personal agenda, allowing for West to be discredited without […]

President Obama Meets with the Congressional Black Caucus

President Barack Obama meets with the Congressional Black Caucus in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 12, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, President Obama had a meeting today with members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in the State Dining Room of the White House.  The focus of the meeting, according to White House officials, was to discuss job creation and economic growth.  During the meeting, President Obama acknowledged the concern of […]