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5 Reasons There Are So Few Black Americans In The Republican Party

brs Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 3:33 PM
Seriously - nothern demos like the kennedy's that brokered a deal for power while gathering them up and putting them in ghettos liek Cabrini Green (hmm that brings southern deomcrat LBJ to mind.
faultroy Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 4:30 PM
You need to understand that statistically 51% of black americans are in the middle and upper classes. 80% are in the lower middle and upper classes. 20% are in the poverty level--a number far higher than their white counterparts. The 80% uses the 20% as a means of upward social mobility--a techninque agreed to by both Dems and Repubs. The "ghetto" houses only 20% of all black americans--I know, I watched Cabrini Greens built--I lived right next door.

How is it that the party of Lincoln, a party that led the way in opposing slavery, Jim Crow laws, lynching, the KKK, poll taxes, led the way on integration and voting rights for black Americans, and percentage wise, voted for the 1964 Civil Rights Act in greater numbers than Democrats is now only getting about 10% of the black vote? Democrats say racism, but any objective observer would quickly discard that explanation given the significant number of popular black Republicans. If even a large percentage of Republicans were racist, certainly Allen West, Herman Cain, Clarence...