USA: African-Americans Give Bush Thumbs Down
Herring, Cedric, New African
With peace campaigners throughout the world continuing to rally against American actions in Iraq, a study commissioned by the European Union and presented at the United Nations shows that African Americans' views on President George W. Bush's handling of international affairs are more similar to those of Europeans than to those of white Americans. Cedric Herring reports.
The European Parliament's Committee Against Racism and Xenophobia commissioned the trans-Atlantic survey of African-American opinion leaders on pressing national and international issues. Sixty-eight per cent of white Americans approved of President George Bush's handling of international policy. In contrast, less than 29% of African-Americans approved. The results also showed that 35% of the British approve of Bush's handling of international policy. This compares with 15% of the French and 16% of Germans.
The study also showed that African-Americans view domestic issues such as the economy, …
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Publication information: Article title: USA: African-Americans Give Bush Thumbs Down. Contributors: Herring, Cedric - Author. Magazine title: New African. Issue: 432 Publication date: August-September 2004. Page number: 56+. © 2005 IC Publications Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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