Study shows blacks don’t share similar views of world

study provides a nuanced portrait of black Americans’ social views

~USA Today

“We’ve always known what’s happening in the white sector,” says Bess, a 56-year-old onsultant in New York City, “but they (whites) have no idea who we are, what we’re about. … My mother may take one position and I take another and my brother takes another. You have to talk to the segments of our community.”

Indians Split on Whether Change Is Coming

Tribal members don’t think their vote will matter.

“It’s a daily struggle to get through 24 hours,” Gilbert said. “OK,” she added, pausing, “you’re asking me to vote. Vote for what? … I can’t even get milk, food and now gas.”

…presidents have not followed through on promises concerning Native issues. She cited struggles on the reservation and said votes can make a difference. Voting may not be a top priority, but Natives must take it seriously, she added.