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04-26-2011, 07:33 AM
The promise in 2007:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dearleader</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 11pt'>“Today’s economy has made it easier to fall into poverty. … Every American is vulnerable to the insecurities and anxieties of this new economy. And that’s why the single most important focus of my economic agenda as president will be to pursue policies that create jobs and make work pay,”</span> Obama said that day to his mostly black audience. </div></div>

The reality:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: USA Today</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 11pt'>At that time, the nation’s overall unemployment rate was 4.7%. Whites had a jobless rate of 4.2% while the black unemployment rate stood at 8.1%.</span> <span style='font-size: 14pt'>Today, the black rate is 15.5%, nearly double that of white job-seekers.</span></div></div>

OH DEAR! (http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/forum/2011-04-26-Obamas-broken-promise-to-help-blacks.htm?loc=interstitialskip)