BUSINESS
09/05/2012 08:41 am ET Updated Nov 05, 2012

America's First Black President Not Doing Much For African Americans

The nation's first African-American president hasn't done much for African-Americans.

Richard Brown, 40, a U.S. Army veteran and college graduate, lost his job as a community organizer in Durham, North Carolina, amid the 2008 credit crunch. Unemployed for seven months, he worked temporarily at a grocery store for one-third his previous salary before landing a position in 2010 at another nonprofit, helping establish minority-owned businesses.

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