Obama’s 100-Day Climb Toward Racial Justice

By Julianne Hing Apr 28, 2009

Click on the thumbnail above to download our interactive pdf. On January 20th President Obama was handed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, financial meltdown, exploding foreclosures, mass layoffs, healthcare and education in shambles. In some states the unemployment rate had reached double digits. Communities of color across the nation, already in a deep hole, were hit first and worst by deepening recession. The solutions to these critical problems are within reach, if we help those who need it the most, and if we make equity the key engine of progress. So we ask you, in his first 100 days in office, did President Obama push for “justice for all” or did he get stuck in the quagmires of the Bush era? Also check out arc.org/100days for more about Obama’s first 100 days in office.