The historic election of Barack Obama was an electrifying moment for the United States. The election of the first African-American President was a monumental step in racial equality and harmony. It was truly a sign that America is the land of opportunity and that regardless of race, people can succeed.? Obama has not been the only African-American Democrat to capture the attention of blacks. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Charlie Rangel and others have become a beacon in the Democratic Party. The GOP has also seen an increase of influence in the black community with the election of US Congressman Allen West,...
Demetrius: First of all I have to correct you: Caesar Obamanus is NOT our first "black" president. In order to be "black", he'd need to be able trace his roots to American slavery. BO is merely the first "Kenyan-American" president -- but only if you don't believe his claim that he was born in Hawaii. But why do you think Republicans should "reach out" to blacks or anyone else? It's a political party. If your politics matches theirs, why should they have to beg you to join them? The REAL mystery is why 98% of black Americans support the party of: slavery, the Confederacy, Jim Crow, and the KKK? Are gov handouts all it takes to keep the slave vote on the Dumbocrat plantation? How about explaining that one, Demetrius?
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