Barbara Howard: It is the same party ( Democratic Party )that created the segregationist Jim Crow Laws, beating and killing numerous civil rights workers who fought against those laws and for their dignity and freedom in a nonviolent revolution.
Why are they silent today when even the most astute black person thinks it was the FBI under a Republican administration instead of Democrat J. Edgar Hoover under Democratic Attorney General Robert Kennedy during the Democratic administration of John F. Kennedy that tapped Dr. King’s phones and had him (and them) under constant surveillance, defining them as communists?
A black minister once said to me that he hated the Republican Party because it had never done anything for black folk during his lifetime of over 50 years. Why would he think that?
They are not told that black Republican pioneer Dr. Arthur Fletcher is known as the father of affirmative action, serving as secretary of labor under President Richard Nixon and heading the U.S. Civil Rights Commission under President George H.W. Bush. Read More
The blacks are finding out that Obama gives them pennuts while giving big banks and big companies along with the elite billions of dollars, and at the same time blacks and whites both are losing jobs, paying higher prices and will soon be paying back the trillions of dollars that Obama has spent. Thats right, not only will the white kids being paying this money back but also the black kids will be doing the same.