Skip to comments.Many African-Americans Concerned About Obama’s Focus on Immigrant Rights
Posted on 02/11/2013 4:15:30 PM PST by kristinn
No sooner did President Barack Obama and a group of senators separately outline proposals to revamp the nations immigration system than the phone lines on several African-American-oriented talk radio shows heated up with callers blasting the plans.
Amnesty, complained Frankie from Maryland recently on the nationally syndicated Keeping it Real with Al Sharpton.
A political payback to Hispanic voters that does little or nothing for African-Americans, reasoned Sam from Milwaukee on Wisconsins 1290 WMCS AMs Earl Ingram Show.
Still, Ingram says many of his listeners see Obamas attempt to push forward on immigration as a reminder of what the president hasnt done to improve economic conditions for African-Americans.
I would say a bulk of my listenership is anti-immigration, he said.
The African-American unemployment rate is at 13.8 percent, according to recently released government figures, nearly twice the 7 percent jobless rate for whites. The nations overall unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. For Hispanics, the rate is 9.7 percent.
A 2009 study by George Borjas of Harvard University, Jeffrey Grogger of the University of Chicago and George Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, looked at 1960-2000 Census data and found that as immigrants disproportionately increased the supply of workers in a particular area, wages of African-American workers in that area fell, the employment rate declined and the incarceration rate rose.
Our analysis suggests that a 10 percent immigration-induced increase in the supply of a particular skill group reduced the black wage by 2.5 percent, lowered the employment rate of black men by 5.9 percentage points, and increased the incarceration rate of blacks by 1.3 percentage points, the professors wrote in the study.
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other day in win dixie here I was checking out and asked the young girl if half the people had food stamps etc, she said over half.
The bagger told me they should because people have babies and can;t afford their food.
I said right away maybe they should not have babies and she looked stunned, turns out this woman had a few kids all on welfare and many are having kids because they want their welfare and handouts, not her exact words mind you.
It;s sick how they bang out more kids today knowing we’ll pay for them and they can get over 200 pound at just over 5 foot and then buy their crap food with their welfare.
She even told me how to get welfare which I told her I did not want it and I want my kids to grow up with a work ethic etc.
She then tld me how in her community they apply for school, get a few thousand and only go to one class and then keep the money
Is that true, can they really do that?
Get a grant and then only go to one class and keep the rest
I;ve spoken to many blacks at the boxing gym and there is truly a big differenceof views on how and what America is, not all blacks but many, though especially the women.
The women, wow, they really go off at the deep end and one blakc guy said to me “now you know why many of us prefer white women”
There is hardly a thin black woman around here, all seem mouthy and yet not very knowledgeable, I’ve found talking to the men is better but they too try and stay away from those kind of women.
The disconnect is massive and the GOP needs to go to their churches and mention social issues, how the party of the Dems put them into slavery segregation etc.
they are worse off now and it still seems many do not get it or don’t want to.
I will say this too.
Racism towards whites off many , not all in the black community is wore with a badge of honor.
I will never forget going to a black college which in itself is racist and we wnet for a boxing fight , my son was fighting and the racism towards myson and my wife was the most disgusting acts of racism I have ever heard, it was out there in the public, being shouted and laughed at
Democrats aren’t going to waste any political capital on a voting block that gives them 90+% of their vote. The Dems could lose 15% of that in any given election and it wouldn’t be worth a dime to try and stop it.
Ain’t wanting to share that free pie.
“Someone needs to be held accountable, and pay for all of this”.
I have a few white South African friends. If they moved here their kids would be truly African-Americans but it won’t fly.
Or, press "1" for English, Tyrone.
What can I say? It's a manufactured and self-replicating group pathology. I'm sorry that your family was forced to experience it up close and personal.
Blacks and Hispanics don’t normally get along with each other.
Blacks and Asians don’t normally get along with each other.
Blacks and whites often don’t get along so well.
Obviously, those Hispanics, Asians and whites need sensitivity training!
“.. I know many whites from Africa who now live here and they hate the term African AMerican as to the dummies out there they think AA is just black people..”
IIRC, John F’in Kerry’s wife, Teresa, is an African American.
Last year I drove through an area in our town that has always been black, since I can remember anyway. It is no longer black but Mexican. Mexican grocery stores and Mexicans pushing their anchor babies down the street in strollers.
Gosh, that’s weird, since Zero professes to be both US-born *and* a lifelong Christian, he must have exactly the same roots as the rest of the black community, even the ones who are gunning each other down nonstop in Chicago and most other large urban areas. I mean, I’d understand Zero’s attitude if he were, say, foreign-born and not raised Christian...
A 2009 study by George Borjas of Harvard University, Jeffrey Grogger of the University of Chicago and George Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, looked at 1960-2000 Census data and found that as immigrants disproportionately increased the supply of workers in a particular area, wages of African-American workers in that area fell, the employment rate declined and the incarceration rate rose.It'll help if you just think of it as 'reparations' -- three square a day that you have to eat in ten minutes per meal, roof over your head, regular exercise, free health care.
This will cut the black democrat vote down to 99.5%
And if Israelis come and settle here they would be Asian Americans.
It’s all quite confusing.
“In northern NJ the black neighborhoods, while shrinking, are being encircled by Hispanic buffer zones. As Hispanics overtake them politically, economically, and demographically, blacks are fading into obscurity.”
The blacks will rue the day that Hispanics become the majority in this country.
Hispanics (and also Asians) have no “white guilt”.
They will claim what they perceive to be theirs, and if blacks get pushed out of the way, it will be tough luck...
Of course, all this will _still_ be blamed on “white racism”...
Hey all you unemployed black yut with few work skills,
guess obammy is going to let a few million illegals compete with you all for those low skill poor paying jobs.
Glad you voted for this marxist punk because he is black?
And a majority didn’t want obammy care either, nor do a majority want gun confiscation but it too will pass and soon.
These a-holes that we elected to represent us are simply shoving crap up our wazoos we do not want nor care for.
It’s the obammy way.
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