[Homestead] What blacks should expect from Obama
waltonrp at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 21:29:31 EST 2008
I didn't have time to read the URL, but I will. I think that an Obama
presidency will change things for black people. I hope that he
continues to speak about personal responsibility for all Americans. I
think that he may take a "Bill Cosby" stance on some black issues, one
I heard that on an MTV interview when asked about local municipalities
that pass laws against "low rider" pants, he said it was a waste of
time. Then he said, "That being said, brothers need to pull up their
Rob - Va
On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Marie McHarry <mmcharry at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://tinyurl.com/654ytm or
> The URL is to an op ed in the Washington Post addressed to what blacks
> should expect under Obama.
> Here are the first couple of paragraphs:
> "African Americans have just entered the no-excuses zone.
> "We finally have one of our own in the White House. With Barack
> Obama's ascension to the highest office in the United States, most
> African Americans feel that we have arrived as fully equal citizens.
> But we need to recognize that with Obama's victory come challenges --
> and that many of those challenges will be put to the black community
> We shall see how it goes.
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