#1 Obama Needs To ‘Fight & Fight Harder’ for African-Americans
08-21-2011, 03:56 PM
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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), a far left civil rights icon, told CNN today that Barack Obama “needs to fight, and fight harder” for the black community.
The Huffington Post reported:Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), responding to the high unemployment rates in the black community, said that African-Americans feel President Barack Obama “needs to fight, and fight harder.”
“We are totally frustrated, and people need to know that the president feels their pain,” Cummings, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, told CNN’s Candy Crowley on “State of the Union” Sunday.
“Almost every African-American person I spoke to said he needs to fight, and fight harder,” Cummings said.
Last week, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) blasted Obama for ignoring the black community during his bus tour through the midwest.
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