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Black conservatives: 'Tea Party' not racist

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Yes, Black conservatives are saying the 'tea party' isn't racist. The activists deny reports of racially charged protest signs and epithets, and accuse the NAACP of using KKK tactics to scare African American voters. Meanwhile, Black and white America remain greatly divided when asked to rate how Barack Obama is doing as president, a Gallup poll indicated. Obama's overall job approval rating in July is 46 percent, unchanged from June, and down 4 percentage points from February of this year, Gallup reported Tuesday. Obama's job approval rating averaged 88 percent among blacks and 38 percent among whites in July, a 50-percentage-point gap that has been consistent in recent months but larger than the first months following his inauguration, Gallup reported Tuesday. Let's talk about these and other issues, Tonight on African American Political Pundit's, Political Slugfest, 'If you can handle the truth."