Black Republicans

From Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass to Blanche Bruce and Edward Brooke, African Americans have a long history of involvement with the Republican Party. This is a place where African Americans can come together to share why they are conservatives and what events, people or philosophies shaped their political thought.

Posted 4/28/2014

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus will visit the campus of Central State University in Ohio to speak to students during the launch of a College Republican chapter at the Historically Black University (HBCU). In addition, Priebus will speak with students and school administrators about expanding educational opportunity [...]

Posted 3/28/2014

MEMORANDUM FROM: Orlando Watson, Communications Director for Black Media TO: Interested Parties RE: EBONY’s Apology for Senior Editor’s Biased Attacks   Yesterday, a senior editor for EBONY, Jamilah Lemieux, was attacking black conservatives on Twitter. One of our RNC staffers, Deputy Press Secretary Raffi Williams, tried to challenge her assumptions and called her out for her bias.   [...]

Posted 3/28/2014

Ms. Amy D. Barnett Editor-in-Chief, EBONY 820 S Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605   March 28, 2014 Dear Ms. Barnett: Over the years, the writers and editors at EBONY have done great work in promoting civil rights and diligently covering issues of race and politics in America. That’s why I was shocked to learn that [...]

Posted 3/3/2014

WASHINGTON – Today, the Republican National Committee launched three National Advisory Councils to strengthen ties with minority communities and expand engagement efforts across the country: the African American Advisory Council, the Asian Pacific American Advisory Council, and the Hispanic Advisory Council.   The National Advisory Councils are part of the RNC’s unprecedented commitment to engage voters [...]

Posted 2/21/2014

WASHINGTON – On February 20th, at the African-American Civil War Museum in Washington, DC, the Republican National Committee (RNC) hosted a reception to recognize the service, sacrifice and valor of our nation’s black military veterans. To coincide with its month long Black History Month celebration, RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day served as host with Gulf War Veteran [...]