by Jesse Washington onOctober 15, 2012
Associated Press reporter Jesse Washington digs into whether African Americans are committed to the president because of their hard-luck history of slavery and mistreatment in America.
by Hillary Crosley onOctober 14, 2012
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests talk about her interview with the president.
by Mary C. Curtis onJuly 31, 2012
The actress was among the celebs at recent Obama-campaign meet and greets targeting black voters.
by Cynthia Gordy onMay 10, 2012
Despite hysteria over Obama's stance, it's unlikely that he will lose the African-American vote.
by Dara Sharif onJanuary 24, 2012
The Root's annual Rating Obama poll showed high marks in other areas, but a B minus on this key issue.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onJanuary 20, 2012
At the Apollo to raise funds, he treated them to a little Al Green -- and a pitch for four more years.
January 18, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Stefanie Brown of the NAACP will be charged with energizing and mobilizing African-American voters.
by Clarence Page onJuly 31, 2011
In his Chicago Tribune column, Clarence Page looks at whether President Obama's popularity is taking a hit among black voters because of the economy.
by David Swerdlick onApril 12, 2011
Despite the debate over a black agenda, Obama can't do anything for African Americans that he doesn't do for the rest of the country.
by Kristilyn Whigham onApril 11, 2011
New polling suggests that blacks and Hispanics are displeased with President Obama's job peformance.
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