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Between the “birther” movement attacking President Obama’s citizenship, and The Family Leader’s statement on the condition of the Black family, political myths regarding African-Americans have become an emblematic trend.

Here’s a list of eight political myths that continue to handicap the African-American community.

Some include claims that Blacks are the biggest benefactors of government assistance programs, all Blacks are liberals and affiliated with the Democratic Party, and Black women were better off under slavery because abortion was illegal.



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