When President Obama speaks to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on Saturday, he may not receive the same ebullient reception as in years past, as joblessness among African Americans remains a persistent problem. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is expected to attend, and says she expects answers from the White House.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) speaks to California constituent Arnold Butler about a school board issue in her district, while in transit to a meeting on Capitol Hill. Waters has urged more candor among African American leaders in discussing the performance of President Obama. Melina Mara/THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo