Obama Speaks to Poverty in Africa

“I’m calling for America to up our game when it comes to Africa,” Obama said. “There’s no question Africa’s on the move, but it’s not moving fast enough for the child still languishing in poverty in forgotten townships.”

Meanwhile in the United States during Obama's presidency:

2009-2011: Uneven recovery from the Great Recession. Hence the top 1%captured 121% of the income gains in the first two years of the recovery.