Despite the fact that the unemployment rate for African-Americans has risen to 15.9 percent since the president took office, Obama has not attended any of the job fairs organized for the black community by the Congressional Black Caucus.
President Obama also neglected to visit any majority black communities during his his three-day bus tour through the Midwest this week.
In light of this, Representative Maxine Waters spoke out yesterday, saying that unhappiness with the president is rising among African Americans who want him to stand up to Republicans and fight for the poor and unemployed.
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