Despite attempts to portray the Conservative Movement as white and racist, some of the most vibrant leaders within its rank are African-Americans: Patriots Lloyd Marcus, Anita MonCrief, Alveda King, Alan Keyes, and Apostle Claver T. Kamau-Imani are a few who immediately come to mind. There are many more.
Yesterday, Carmen Reynolds, Editor-in-Chief of Boogai.net, writes that Frederick Douglas Republicans can cut through the slanted rhetoric to take back our republic. Douglass is inspiring conservative African-Americans and it is about time!
By Carmen Reynolds
“I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress. ” —Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
Today conservatives, Republicans and Tea Partiers are blatantly branded as racists. Nothing could be further from the truth, and the Frederick Douglass Republicans want to cut through these racist charges and fast forward to the issues at hand: limited government, fiscal restraint and constitutionality.
Video, “‘Frederick Douglass’ Republicans Woo Black Voters – CBN.com”
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