Only 9% of Blacks own homes in Dubuque according to the TH article. This should be no surprise because the U.S. government has discriminated against Blacks beginning with Franklin Roosevelt.

Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill of Rights in 1944 which provided World War II veterans with funds for college education, unemployment insurance, and housing. It contained loopholes that discriminated against Blacks by design. When Black veterans went to their local United States Employment Service job centers, they encountered White counselors who placed them into unskilled jobs, even if they had military training as carpenters, electricians, mechanics, or welders. White veterans received 86% of the skilled and semiskilled positions in Mississippi, while Black vets filled 92% of unskilled and service-oriented jobs.

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ran17

Pull your head out from under a rock. The world is different then 78 years ago.

goldie

But he did remind us most of it was during Liberal leadership and still exist, even though the jabber makes it sound like they are a savior to black people. Liberal leadership has never favored Black people. They lie for votes and carry on.

Who Knows

Dude, this is the 21st century.

Lydia

Democratic leadership(s) are still using black folks for their own personal power... time to joint the Republican Party .... we don't care about color ... just character....

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