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Elephants in the Room Missing THE Elephant in the Room

In Articles on September 1, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Until Black Republicans are more visible in standing up with and for Black America, political rhetoric will never influence the political realities within Black America.


NEW YORK CITY/ PITTSBURGH (April 3, 2014) – (Courtesy Global Grind)


“It was never my intention to get involved in this “controversy” – this latest go-’round between Black America and its oft-disgarded stepchildren, Black conservatives.


“The responses from many Black Republicans and conservatives (including friends, colleagues, and those that I respect) in digital print and interviews, along with the feedback from other friends and family within Black America and throughout the nation, just made it that much harder to sidestep – especially since no one seems to want to address what is truly the turbulent current underneath the river’s reflection of this matter.


“Ironically, in the ongoing conversation about Black voters, political advocacy, Black conservatives and the Republican Party, no one seems to want to discuss the true elephant in the room.


“When Black America sees more Black conservatives take chances for Black people today – just as Black leaders did during the Civil Rights Movement and at other times in our nation’s proud history – then Black America will take a chance on us.”


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