"Obama's consistent response to questions about whether he should be doing more for blacks or other individual groups is that the best way to help any community is by growing the overall economy.
Cleaver said that lawmakers offered ideas including targeting census tracts where poverty is persistent and seeing whether federal emergency declarations for flood-hit areas or elsewhere can be used to generate jobs in those areas." MORE...
Friday, May 13, 2011
AP: "Black Lawmakers Press Obama On Jobs In Urban Areas"
Erica Werner (AP):