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President Trump is realigning conservatives

President Trump is realigning conservatives

Despite ideological differences between them, factions appear to be dissolving.
The complicated story of black conservatism

The complicated story of black conservatism

Yes, it has got to be tough to be a black Republican in the Trump era.
Black GOP to Black Voters: Wake Up!

Black GOP to Black Voters: Wake Up!

I voted for Donald Trump because there were promises made in our communities, especially the African American community, that jobs would be sent to the young people, vocational programs, apprenticeships—that the government would invest in communities for entrepreneurship.
Obama’s troubled legacy on race leaves room for black conservatives to rise under Donald Trump

Obama’s troubled legacy on race leaves room for black conservatives to rise under Donald Trump

Despite his rhetoric, Obama leaves behind an overheated racial climate. Can black conservatives heal the divide?
Elbert Guillory and Faye Williams on the GOP's need to attract the black vote

Elbert Guillory and Faye Williams on the GOP's need to attract the black vote

Former State Senator Elbert Guillory (R-Opelousas) and Faye Williams (D-Alexandria), President of National Congress of Black Women, discuss efforts by the Louisiana GOP to attract more Republicans. There are 22,000 black Republicans out of three million registered total voters in the state.
Republican Tax Blueprint Could Elevate Black-Owned Businesses

Republican Tax Blueprint Could Elevate Black-Owned Businesses

The National Black Chamber of Commerce argued Tuesday that a proposal to overhaul the tax code could be particularly beneficial to minority-owned businesses.
Black GOP offer Trump roadmap for engagement

Black GOP offer Trump roadmap for engagement

Can Trump be the Republican president who delivers for the black community?
Black Republican Staffer Association Membership Has Doubled

Black Republican Staffer Association Membership Has Doubled

Group’s president Ayshia Connors wants to get more black Republicans in politics.
Black conservatives should blaze their own path

Black conservatives should blaze their own path

It’s no secret that black conservatives often have a tough time in American politics, usually dismissed by white liberals and distrusted and viewed as “Uncle Toms” and “sellouts” by their fellow African-Americans.
African-American Voters Changing Allegiances as Republican Leadership Rises

African-American Voters Changing Allegiances as Republican Leadership Rises

Some in the Republican party in the city of St. Louis are hoping the candidacy of Andrew Jones, an African-American utility company executive, will cause other African Americans to rethink their allegiance to the Democratic party.
Trump can change the GOP’s conversation with a new generation of African Americans

Trump can change the GOP’s conversation with a new generation of African Americans

Trump would be doing the Republican Party a huge service if he took this message to the new generation of young, determined and ambitious African Americans.
Black Caucus has a lot to lose by not engaging Trump

Black Caucus has a lot to lose by not engaging Trump

Black lawmakers emerged from the meeting with Trump at the White House and said the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns.
Trump sees Black Caucus as potential policy ally

Trump sees Black Caucus as potential policy ally

The healthcare fiasco taught President Trump he can't accomplish big things with just one party. He's looking to work with Democrats but his inner circle anticipates total opposition from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.
Tim Scott Says That Black Republicans Are Like Unicorns

Tim Scott Says That Black Republicans Are Like Unicorns

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott cracked a joke about being a black senator during his speech at the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner Wednesday.
Why Are Black Republicans Afraid to Speak Out?

Why Are Black Republicans Afraid to Speak Out?

Black Republicans with party experience and credentials need not seek any substantive engagement with the very party they have been taking arrows in the back for over the years.
Why His Peers Support Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

Why His Peers Support Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

With this quarter-century vantage point, we know that Judge Gorsuch is the real deal.
Elbert Guillory says he has the 'coconuts' for Congress

Elbert Guillory says he has the 'coconuts' for Congress

Apparently, two coconuts are required to be a good Congressman. And the Republican candidate wants us to know that he's got 'em.
Guillory: 'No one can match my experience'

Guillory: 'No one can match my experience'

With nearly a decade-long career as a Louisiana state legislator, Elbert Lee Guillory says he knows how to get things done.
Former State Senator’s Message Condemning Violence at UC Berkeley Goes Viral

Former State Senator’s Message Condemning Violence at UC Berkeley Goes Viral

Former State Senator Elbert Lee Guillory released a video on social media condemning the violence that erupted last week at UC Berkeley, gaining over 1 million views and almost 35,000 shares on Facebook in a day.