African Americans see less political freedom under Obama second term

Electing Barack Obama as President raised perceptions of political freedom among African Americans, but only for a fairly short period, a new study has found.

The study has apparently overturned the perception of a single, homogeneous African American voting bloc which supports the president unequivocally.

By 2011, perceptions of freedom among African Americans were at the same level as in 2005.

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