Obama Announces 2012 Launch Of "African-Americans For Obama"
Obama, on behalf of his reelection campaign, announces their strategy to court African-American voters, a voting bloc that he heavily secured during his first run. In 2008, Obama received 95% of the black vote. Obama's campaign statement is below.
Today, we're announcing the 2012 launch of African Americans for Obama.
There's no better time than African American History Month to consider the tremendous progress we've made through the sacrifice of so manyâ€”or a better time to commit to meeting the very real challenges we face right now.
Visit africanamericans.barackobama.com for more information about all the ways you can get involvedâ€”from attending HBCU organizing workshops to becoming a Congregation Captainâ€”and say you're ready to keep making history. Thanks, and see you out there.