From Accuracy in Media's Benjamin Johnson
While there has been a lot of he said – she said about the Congressional Black Caucus Convention last week, it seems no one sought to report on the deeper purpose of the meeting. Accuracy in Media
’s Benjamin Johnson covered black Americans’ feelings toward President Obama and the state of our Republic. We gathered exclusive reactions from movie stars, civil rights leaders, athletes, politicians, military heroes and a Nigerian priest in the process.
The CBC was a practice in how well Barack Obama has served the black community. Even though their allegiance lay (almost) exclusively with the President, there seemed to be a need to explain the shortcomings of the last three years.
Bush received some blame as did bad luck, but ultimately this battle is an internal one. How has Obama served you? After two days of extensive reporting, we discovered true diversity within the Congressional Black Caucus.