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Black college cancels GOP senator’s commencement speech to protect ‘marginalized’ students

Black college cancels GOP senator’s commencement speech to protect ‘marginalized’ students

He opposed same-sex marriage, like a certain black senator from Illinois
Historically black university cancels Republican senator’s speech

Historically black university cancels Republican senator’s speech

U.S. Senator John Cornyn will no longer deliver the commencement address at Texas Southern University this weekend, the school said on Friday, after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed at another historically black university.
Fake Politics On The Democratic Identity Plantation

Fake Politics On The Democratic Identity Plantation

​Fakery has been everywhere in the news in 2017.
Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

​Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students.
Sheriff David Clarke gets mentions as possible FBI chief following Comey dismissal

Sheriff David Clarke gets mentions as possible FBI chief following Comey dismissal

​Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. quickly showed up in stories speculating about possible replacements for fired FBI director James Comey.
Black Republicans in Florida counter NAACP protest of Betsy DeVos

Black Republicans in Florida counter NAACP protest of Betsy DeVos

Black Republicans across Florida are countering a protest by the state NAACP over a commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University by Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
NSA chief explains 'discrepancy' over claim that Russia sought to boost Trump

NSA chief explains 'discrepancy' over claim that Russia sought to boost Trump

​NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers cast a dash of doubt Tuesday on the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia-tied hackers sought to help Donald Trump in the 2016 election, explaining for the first time in public testimony why his agency had only "moderate confidence" in that judgment.
Black Voter Gains By Trump Show Opportunity for GOP

Black Voter Gains By Trump Show Opportunity for GOP

2016 marked a sea-change in the progressive electoral coalition that elected and, subsequently reelected, Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.
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.