Monthly Archives: February 2013

Republican Minority Outreach Will Not Be Easy

POLITICS February 14th, 2013 “White Democrats will desert their party in droves the minute it becomes a black party.” Kevin Phillips, author of The Emerging Republican Majority, in 1968 Republicans are realizing that a willingness to be [mostly] polite to … Continue reading

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Black Georgia Republican: RNC ‘Needs To Back Up Their Talk With Some Cold Hard Cash’

The Huffington Post  |  By Jon Ward Posted: 02/08/2013 Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus meets with black Republicans in Atlanta on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. On Thursday afternoon, Republican National Committee Reince Priebus met with a group of black … Continue reading

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Douglas County’s GOP Blocks GA Black Republican Chair from being a County Delegate

By: Jake (Diary)  |  February 11th, 2013 It’s not often I get to write about happenings in my old neck of the woods, but that’s a fact of life when you were born and raised in a relatively sleepy suburban … Continue reading

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1964: How Republicans Lost the Black Vote

Published on February 7th, 2013 In honor of Black History Month, HHR is featuring Prof. Leah M. Wright’s dissertation, Conscience of a Black Conservative: The 1964 Election and the Rise of the National Negro Republican Assembly. This article explores the … Continue reading

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The NAACP Threatens Legal Action Against The Radiance Foundation

February 06, 2013 By The Radiance Foundation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington (Feb 6, 2013)  The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is falsely accusing The Radiance Foundation and its chief creative officer, Ryan Bomberger of “trademark infringement” … Continue reading

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A Second G.O.P.

By DAVID BROOKS Published: January 28, 2013 On the surface, Republicans are already doing a good job of beginning to change their party. Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana gave a speech to the Republican National Committee calling on Republicans to … Continue reading

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RNC’s minority outreach plan: more of the same

By Crystal Wright Crystal Wright is an occasional contributor to The Root DC and is the editor of the political site “Conservative Black Chick.”. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 28, 2012. … Continue reading

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