Black People : The Ten Biggest Problems Facing African-Americans Today

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  1. Liberty

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    1. Lack of opportunity and safety. There has been a loss of industrial jobs and a failure to control crime in northern cities by liberal mayors for most of the last 40 years. The policies of Coleman Young, John Lindsey, Abe Beame, Ed Koch, David Dinkins, Dennis Kucinich, Marion Barry and others hurt blacks now and forever.

    2. Breakdown of the family. Until recently, welfare was a constitutional right (Goldberg v. Kelly) that makes government dependency more attractive than husbands. Illegitimacy increased from 23.6% in 1963 to nearly 70% of all black children today. This persistent problem was predicted by the Moynihan and Glazier more than 30 years ago and by FDR’s Secretary of Labor Francis Perkins who insisted that aid not go to unwed mothers. Policy makers and politicians did not listen until 1996. Some still don’t see how welfare reduces the value of black men.

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    What are your thoughts on this?
     
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    There are 10 problems listed. Are you asking me for my thoughts on all 10?
     
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    the article in general
     
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    Some of it has merit, some of it doesn't. I posted it for discussion, not because I agreed with it 100%.

    What are your thoughts?
     
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    :11100:after reading i would say that the neo con who wrote that mess is a problem.......
     
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    Be more specific. You don't think safety and lack of opportunity is a major problem for AA people?
     
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    :11100:the only problem black people have is white people.....
     
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    And, as long as they are policing our neighborhoods, we are not safe. That is #1
     
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    It is an old article written by white folks so I dont give much creedance to the content.
     
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