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Black Political Power – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on April 11, 2018

Things used to be a lot better for blacks and a lot of the rest of US. What has changed?

When did things change? November 23, 1963 might be a good place to start looking.

Clue: It has nothing to do with the NRA

It’s often thought to be beyond question that black political power is necessary for economic power and enhanced socio-economic welfare. That’s an idea that lends itself to testing and analysis.

Between 1970 and 2012, the number of black elected officials rose from fewer than 1,500 to more than 10,000. Plus, a black man was elected to the presidency twice. Jason Riley, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, tells how this surge in political power has had little beneficial impact on the black community. Read the rest of this entry »

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