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Pro-Obama group aims to increase black voter turnout in North Carolina

A new political group will work in North Carolina and six other states to get black voters to the ballot box in the 2012 election -- an effort designed to help President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.

Dubbed 1911 United, the group is a super PAC that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of cash to support or oppose a candidate. As reported by POLITICO's Dave Levinthal, the group's organizer, Sinclair Skinner, said the committee is supported by two prominent black fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, and intends to raise about $1.5 million to organize black voters and get first-time voters to the polls.

Read more about the group here.


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Thank Goodness for 1911 United!

Thank goodness for 1911 United!  With the GOP attempting to reinstate Jim Crow Era voter suppression via Voter IDs and limited time for early voting, NC needs 1911 United.  The GOP even wants to ban blacks from citing proof of racism in capital cases.  With the GOP's all-out war against black people, 1911 United is arriving at just the right time.

I wonder what the N&O would

I wonder what the N&O would say if a group formed solely to increase white voter turnout against Obama?

They have formed that group already its called the GOP!!!! lol

You have got to know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em

Playing the race card takes impeccable timing. 

I wonder what the N&O would

I wonder what the N&O would say if a group formed solely to increase white voter turnout against Obama?

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