You Down with GOP? Raynard Jackson on the Hunt for Black Republicans

You Down with GOP? Raynard Jackson on the Hunt for Black Republicans

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Just six months in, New York’s progressive mayor Bill de Blasio has already exceeded expectations.  The new mayor, and… Read More

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The GOP could actually benefit if they stopped trying so hard to suppress Black votes. The bulk of the Republican… Read More

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A year after a Right-leaning US Supreme Court invalidated crucial provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the fight against state-level… Read More

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The Republican party has a disturbing habit of comparing Obamacare to some of the worst human atrocities in history.  On… Read More

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Today, the Presidential Task Force for the White House initiative My Brother's Keeper, released a 90-day-snapshot of the program… Read More

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House Republicans Aiming to Cut Free Lunches for Poor Black Kids

by Slate

House Republicans aiming to cut free summer lunch programs for poor city kids.  So what’s the problem?… Read More

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What the GOP Can Do to Attract Blacks

by Slate

A few policy adjustments and concessions could make the GOP more attractive to Black voters.  If the RNC wanted… Read More

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