Rep. Maxine Waters and other black leaders pressed one of President Barack Obama’s top jobs advisers Monday to confirm the White House is focusing on creating jobs in struggling African-American communities — and to say the word “black,” reports Politico.

Don Graves, the executive director of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, said at a nighttime forum at a black church in Miami that the president is “focused on every community across the country,” The Miami Herald reported.

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