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Stephen A. Smith's Delusion About Black Voters Is Nothing New

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Stephen A. Smith is just the latest in a long line to peddle the delusion that the GOP can change its ways and become an open-arms party for blacks.

Mitt Romney Reportedly Mixed Up Donna Brazille And Gwen Ifill

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney apparently mixed up two prominent African-American women during the 2012 campaign, according to The...

Here's How The GOP Could Win Over Black Voters

Slate | Posted 06.18.2014 | Black Voices

It sounds like a plot point from a bad ’90s cyberthriller, but my email inbox might have a sense of humor. Let me explain. On Tuesday morning, I ...

'The GOP Actually Has A Lot To Offer Black Voters'

Slate | Posted 05.21.2014 | Black Voices

If you want a sense of how much black voters dislike the GOP, consider this: Both Mitt Romney and John McCain scored single digits with blacks, 6 perc...

Jason Linkins

Alabama GOP Has A Plan To Win Back Black Voters | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Back when the Republican National Committee put together its “Growth and Opportunity Project” -- the 100-page document with the better-traveled ni...

Amanda Terkel

Largely White Audience Turns Out To Hear Rand Paul Speak At African-American Outreach Event | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Michigan Republican Party is seeking to increase its visibility in Democratic- and minority-heavy Detroit, and last week, it brought...

How The GOP Can Win Back African American Voters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Black Voices

On Monday, the Republican National Committee released a report analyzing the party’s loss in last year’s presidential election. It was surprisingl...

Cain's Black Voter Fantasy

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Herman Cain's notion that he can get a big chunk of the black vote is intriguing, but a fantasy. Cain, though, is hardly the first to step into fantasy land with the notion that the GOP can grab lots of black votes.

Newly-Elected Black GOP Congressmen Chart Different Courses On The Issue Of Race

The Hill | Michael O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress's two incoming black Republican members have charted different courses so far on the issue of race -- though neither seems entirely intereste...

Black GOP Candidates Accuse Party Leaders Of Ignoring Their Campaigns

CQ-Roll Call | Anna Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three long-shot African-American Republican House candidates are fuming at national party leaders for not doing enough to help get them elected....

Sam Stein

Chip Saltsman Leads GOP To Soul-Searching Period | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is set to host a historic series of discussions and debates in early January that will likely affect not just the fu...

GOP Attempting To Keep Eligible African-Americans From Voting In Several States

Newsweek | Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a mainstay of Jim Crow segregation: for 100 years after the Civil War, Southern white Democrats kept eligible blacks from voting with poll taxe...