NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 15, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The views of African Americans on Obama featured; details given about the high expectations after his inauguration; statistics on unemployment and poverty and Obama’s approval rating among black voters cited. [North Carolina physician Eric WINTER- says he’s lost focus.] [Representative Maxine WATERS- says we’re getting tired.] [SMILEY – says the president has to recognize the hell they are enduring and find ways to address that kind of pain.] [Tulane University Melissa HARRIS-PERRY- says all presidents have a responsibility to address this kind of inequality.] [Obama supporter Velma HART- says the hopes and dreams of African Americans are equal to anyone else in this country.] [Thegrio.com managing editor Joy-Ann REID- comments on Obama’s relationship with the civil rights establishment.]
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