Busting the Romney myth: ‘47 Percenters’ pour out seeking jobs, not handouts

September 27, 2012 in Business, News, Top Stories, Videos

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Staff Writer

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said, “There are 47 percent of the American people who will vote for the president no matter what…, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it.”

Perhaps Romney should have attended the Sept. 26 (and last year’s) 2nd Annual Jobs for Jacksonians Job Fair and Business Engagement Summit held at the Jackson Medical Mall on Woodrow Wilson Blvd. In this city of over 75 percent African Americans, there were job seekers who filled the Mall’s hallways stretching over a block long and standing or passing nearly elbow to elbow….

2nd Annual Job for Jacksonians Job Fair held at Jackson Medical Mall

September 26, 2012 in News, Top Stories, Videos

The Mississippi Link reporter Ayesha K. Mustafaa interviews Louis Armstrong, Deputy Director of the city of Jackson Human and Cultural Services at the 2nd Annual Job For Jacksonians Job Fair held at the Jackson Medical Mall, today, September 26.

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