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Barack Obama Talks About Democracy But What Did He Do For Black People

Barack Obama Talks About Democracy But What Did He Do For Black People

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Barack Obama's election win in 2008 was hailed by some as ushering in a post-racial age in the US. However, recent books and surveys have shown that black American progress has often either halted or declined. From increasing segregation in the workplace, to hundreds of thousands of young black men in prison, to stuttering levels of black voting and a black middle class sent into reverse by the recession, the election of America's first black president and his fight to win a second term seem to have had little impact on any of this. Some of the most shocking revelations are detailed in a new book called Invisible Men by sociology professor Becky Pettit from the University of Washington. Pettit realized that many surveys conducted by government agencies exclude people in the prison population from their research and findings. When Pettit added them in, she found that it dramatically altered the picture of the status of black America, as the number of black Americans in jail is disproportionately high. About half of the 2.3 million people in US prisons are black. If You Would Like To Support the Show Thank Youhttps://cash.app/$Informationman06 Subscribe To My SECOND Channel Information Man Show As Well Thank You:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8MjODwLBmJZ3Ml2NXwvFRg Instagram : InformationmanPodcast06 https://www.instagram MY PATREON Thank You : https://www.patreon.com/user LIKE | COMMENT | SHARE | SUBSCRIBE The show attempts to make assessments. To make critical analysis of what's happening in our society today from news, social issues, cultural issues politics societal issues, the goal is to open up one's mind. To give a critical analysis as to what's happening in our world today. To provide solutions and strategies. (Podcast) Produced in 2020 Source: https://www.spreaker.com/user/informationman06 Information Man Show On: https://blackjunction.tv/@InformationMan Twitter: @Clinton06 Page: Buzzsprout PODCAST Other Links https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113350 Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Copyright Disclaimer, Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for 'fair use' for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." Copyright Disclaimer, Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for 'fair use' for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." Disclaimer: The views expressed in the video are in fair use, free speech and for educational purposes and we are merely speaking on events in today's society. All views expressed on this channel are not the thoughts and actions of the owner of this Information Man Show

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