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How the GOP Can Build An Effective Relationship With The Black Community

traitorbill Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 9:20 PM
"The historic election of Barack Obama was an electrifying moment for the U.S." Operative word: was.

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,...