My Advice to the RNC

Can the GOP Win Black Voters?

Slate's Jamelle Bouie on why the GOP could benefit if they stopped suppressing Black votes

by Slate, June 18, 2014

My Advice to the RNC

My Advice to the RNC

The GOP could actually benefit if they stopped trying so hard to suppress Black votes.

The bulk of the Republican Party has committed itself to shrinking the electorate of low-income and minority voters as an alternative to growing beyond its base of aging Whites. Which is to say that, before speaking to the NABJ or any other group of Black Americans, the RNC chairman might want to turn his attention to his fellow Republicans and try to push them away from their current path.

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