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RE: Check out UNLEASH No FEAR: Letter To President Obama

From: LawrLCL@aol.com
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:25:46 -0400
Subject: Check out UNLEASH No FEAR: Letter To President Obama

21 march 2013
good morning.
this story/letter to president obama  will give you a good idea  how bad it is for employees in the federal work place. the recent eeoc report that focused on african american's supports what we have been saying for years at usda and in the federal sector.
trust me, Blacks folks are taking the heaviest hit of all. i can't for the life of me understand why most of our Black leadership remain silent. it is wrong to say or allow race (who is in the white house) to trump the justice, the civil and human rights of anyone in this country, especially, Blacks.
 i ask myself all the time....what would dr. king do?
we want our government to be trust worthy, transparent and accountable for its wrong doings. the treatment of Black farmers is proof that usda, have failed miserably in this regard.
before i close....a BIG THANKS to you mr. simelton and the naacp in alabama. it takes courage to step up for what is right. let us together continue to move forward.
thank you so very much.
lawrence lucas, president, president
usda coalition of minority employees
see the below comments sent along with the below story. we need to know what others are thinking.

New EEOC Report Examines Obstacles Facing African Americans in Federal Workplace



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Seven Impediments, Underlying Issues, Recommendations Identified by Work Group

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a comprehensive report addressing major obstacles hindering equal opportunities for African Americans in the federal work force, in addition to highlighting stakeholder recommendations. The report is available on EEOC's website athttp://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/aawg.cfm.

The report, prepared by an internal agency work group, is based upon in-depth research and widespread consultations with key federal stakeholder groups representing African Americans, as well as other affinity organizations (referred to in the report as "dialogue partners").

"This report is timely because it coincides with the Commission's recently approved Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012-2016," said Carlton Hadden, director of EEOC's Office of Federal Operations. "This effort is the latest step in an ongoing dialogue with agency stakeholders to effectuate a model federal workplace for allemployees."

Following are the seven obstacles identified in the EEOC African American Workgroup Report:

·                               Unconscious biases and perceptions about African Americans still play a significant role in employment decisions in the federal sector.

·                               African Americans lack adequate mentoring and networking opportunities for higher-level and management positions.

·                               Insufficient training and development assignments perpetuate inequalities in skills and opportunities for African Americans.

·                               Narrow recruitment methods negatively impact African Americans.

·                               The perception of widespread inequality among African Americans in the federal work force hinders their career advancement.

·                               Educational requirements create obstacles for African Americans in the federal work force.

·                               EEO regulations and laws are not adequately followed by agencies and are not effectively enforced.

Each of the seven obstacles highlighted in the report contain background information, as well as underlying issues and specific recommendations from the work group's dialogue partners - who independently and repeatedly identified the aforementioned impediments. The report is being issued to memorialize the obstacles and recommendations of EEOC's dialogue partners.

EEOC's dialogue partners in the report included:

·                               Blacks in Government (BIG)

·                               African American Federal Executives Association (AAFEA)

·                               Federally Employed Women (FEW)

·                               Federal EEO Directors and Federal Special Emphasis Program Managers

·                               The Equal Justice Society

·                               The Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia

·                               Workplace Flexibility 2010

·                               The Equal Rights Center

The work group also received valuable input from academic expert Dr. Paula Caplan of the W.E.B. Dubois Institute at Harvard University.

The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination in the private and public sectors. Further information about the agency is available on its website at www.eeoc.gov.

There was one important topic which was missed in the EEOC report. That is the topic of African Americans in the Federal Government demise. 

How African American employees in the Federal Government are treated is no different then Tuskegee syphilis experiment, The Black Farmer, and lynching of African Americans.  


People think or say because there is a part African, and Caucasian in the White House things will be better for African Americans. Maybe the African Americans in the Obama click of things but not for African Americans in general population.


The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 mission is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination'.

In 1913, the NAACP organized opposition to President Woodrow Wilson's introduction of racial segregation into federal government policy, offices, and hiring.


Under the short term leadership of Dr Benjamin Chavis the NAACP had begun to look into discrimination in the Federal Government and an AD Hoc committee was formed.


I don't know if the NAACP is afraid of another tax-exempt investigation but, their inability to stand by their mission statement has created many other organizations whose mission statement is to fight racial discrimination in the Federal Government.



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