by George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist
Many African-Americans are asking: Now that Barack Obama has won the White House, will he be so eager to govern from the center that he will forget about his obligations to Blacks?Click here to read the rest of the story. Why would anyone doubt that Obama policies and appointments will be viewed positively by the Black community?
Valerie Jarrett, a long-time friend and one of his closest advisers, gave an emphatic reply to that question - No.
In a private meeting with the Trotter Group, an organization of African-American columnists, Jarrett fielded numerous questions about Obama’s commitment to Blacks. And, in each instance, she left no doubt that the president-elect, who has a straight-A Senate rating from the NAACP, will remain true to his past.