iOS app Android app

Black Conservatives

She Looks Black, but Her Politics Are Red: What Mia Love's Victory Means for the Face of the GOP

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Mia Love and others like her are seemingly out of touch with the political realities of African Americans and what remains at stake for them. Viewing herself and others through the prism of individualism, she strays from the political stances that would benefit the black community as a whole.

Hannity Talks Being Black (and Conservative) in America

Brittney Bullock | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices
Brittney Bullock

Last Monday's unique taping of Hannity featured an audience of 23 distinguished professionals, invited to discuss the power and the plight that accompanies being black and conservative.

Conservatives: Liberals Believe They Own Black America

Posted 04.09.2013 | Black Voices

There's no doubt that blacks are in the minority within the GOP. Not only has the party acknowledged it's failure to more accurately reflect the count...

In Defense of Black Republicans

Maya Rupert | Posted 02.20.2013 | Black Voices
Maya Rupert

The announcement that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will appoint Tim Scott, a black Republican, to complete the remainder of Jim DeMint's term as a Senator, has generated a disturbing reaction.

Who's The Racist Now?

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

I love when I can so easily identify who the Left fears the most because that's the Conservative candidate they smear the most with all kinds of allegations that for JFK or Clinton they would easily sweep under the carpet.

Herman Cain's (and the GOP's) Confusion About Black Voters

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

For too long, conservatives have blamed Black leaders for Republican failures with Black voters. Herman Cain's view suggests that looking inward is something the Republicans are unable, or unwilling, to do.

Herman Cain Provides Teachable Moment

Heather Robinson | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

It shows tremendous security on Cain's part that he did not overreact by calling Jon Stewart a racist; instead, he rationally and honestly pointed out the double standard.

Charles Blow Gets it Wrong on Blacks and Prop. 8

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonce Gaiter

In his New York Times column on the overwhelming black vote in favor of Prop 8, Charles Blow paints a picture of hypocrisy, irrationality, resentment and plain ignorance.

Black Conservatives Conflicted On Obama Campaign

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Black conservative talk show host Armstrong Williams has never voted for a Democrat for president. That could change this year with...