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Remembering legendary Black republican Bill Coleman

Remembering legendary Black republican Bill Coleman

William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. died on March 31, 2017 at the ripe old age of 96.
Congressional Black Caucus turns down follow-up meeting with Trump

Congressional Black Caucus turns down follow-up meeting with Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday declined an invitation for a follow-up meeting with President Donald Trump, blasting his administration's policies and proposals as detrimental to their constituencies.
Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

A pair of Black U.S. Capitol Police officers are being praised by members of Congress for averting what officials are saying could have been far worse.
GOP Whip Steve Scalise shot by gunman at baseball practice

GOP Whip Steve Scalise shot by gunman at baseball practice

Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot by a man with a rifle at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia, according to lawmakers and multiple reports Wednesday morning.
Trump: Democrats 'obstructionists' for taking too long to approve nominees

Trump: Democrats 'obstructionists' for taking too long to approve nominees

President Trump slammed Democrats on Monday morning, calling them "obstructionists" for taking too long to approve his nominees.
Dr. Carson Compassionately Spoke The Truth About Black Poverty

Dr. Carson Compassionately Spoke The Truth About Black Poverty

Dr. Ben Carson being under fire for saying “poverty is a state of mind” during an interview is a prime reason why black Americans should end their insane loyalty to the Democrat Party.
Black Voters Aren’t Turning Out For The Post-Obama Democratic Party

Black Voters Aren’t Turning Out For The Post-Obama Democratic Party

​The special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District is the first major test of the Democratic resistance to President Trump.
Black Miss USA plus conservative views equals angry left

Black Miss USA plus conservative views equals angry left

Washington, D.C.’s Kara McCullough, the Miss USA winner for 2017, has caused quite a stir with her conservative views.
GOP Candidate Offers No Apologies After Husband Tweets ‘Free The Black Slaves’

GOP Candidate Offers No Apologies After Husband Tweets ‘Free The Black Slaves’

The husband of Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel is in hot water after sharing an image criticizing the Democratic party for taking advantage of African-Americans.
Black college cancels GOP senator’s commencement speech to protect ‘marginalized’ students

Black college cancels GOP senator’s commencement speech to protect ‘marginalized’ students

He opposed same-sex marriage, like a certain black senator from Illinois
Historically black university cancels Republican senator’s speech

Historically black university cancels Republican senator’s speech

U.S. Senator John Cornyn will no longer deliver the commencement address at Texas Southern University this weekend, the school said on Friday, after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed at another historically black university.
Fake Politics On The Democratic Identity Plantation

Fake Politics On The Democratic Identity Plantation

​Fakery has been everywhere in the news in 2017.
NSA chief explains 'discrepancy' over claim that Russia sought to boost Trump

NSA chief explains 'discrepancy' over claim that Russia sought to boost Trump

​NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers cast a dash of doubt Tuesday on the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia-tied hackers sought to help Donald Trump in the 2016 election, explaining for the first time in public testimony why his agency had only "moderate confidence" in that judgment.
Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

​Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students.
Sheriff David Clarke gets mentions as possible FBI chief following Comey dismissal

Sheriff David Clarke gets mentions as possible FBI chief following Comey dismissal

​Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. quickly showed up in stories speculating about possible replacements for fired FBI director James Comey.
Black Republicans in Florida counter NAACP protest of Betsy DeVos

Black Republicans in Florida counter NAACP protest of Betsy DeVos

Black Republicans across Florida are countering a protest by the state NAACP over a commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University by Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Black Voter Gains By Trump Show Opportunity for GOP

Black Voter Gains By Trump Show Opportunity for GOP

2016 marked a sea-change in the progressive electoral coalition that elected and, subsequently reelected, Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.
President Trump is realigning conservatives

President Trump is realigning conservatives

Despite ideological differences between them, factions appear to be dissolving.
The complicated story of black conservatism

The complicated story of black conservatism

Yes, it has got to be tough to be a black Republican in the Trump era.