Obama Effect? Blacks Optimistic in Spite of Economic Struggles

Obama Effect? Blacks Optimistic in Spite of Economic Struggles

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obama-hugs-boy.jpgAfrican-Americans are more optimistic about their financial outlook next year than the general population is, even though they say they’re struggling more with credit card debt, according to a new poll. In the poll.

Tavis Smiley’s annual State of the Black Union poll finds that 58 percent of African-Americans said they expect their household financial situation to improve next year, while only 30 percent of the general population thinks that. 

(Read the full report in McClatchy News)

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