President Obama’s recently-announced, “My Brother’s Keeper,” initiative to specifically address the problems affecting black males in the U.S. is sweet music to the ears of many in the African American community, but it could be too little too late for some prominent black critics who say Obama has failed to aid the black community during his years in office.
The White House created an infograhpic illustrating the difference between Obama and Romney’s tax policy. Romney plans to decrease income taxes across the board. On the other hand, Obama plans to keep taxes for all except the last two brackets.
Christopher Jordan Tyson is the Newman Trowbridge Distinguished Associate Professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He is also running to be Louisiana’s next Secretary of State.
The first of the series of four presidential debates start on Wednesday, October 3rd. There are debates each week this month, and focus on different topics. This week the candidates will discuss domestic policy. Economic recovery plans, jobs, and taxes will dominate the conversation.