Racism is over? RNC explains the tweet

Source: MSNBC.com A tone deaf tweet from the Republican National Committee suggesting that racism had ended left many wondering how the GOP would meet its self-stated goal of attracting minority voters. Orlando Watson, the RNC’s newly appointed communications director for black media, discusses … [Read more...]

Blacks and The 2012 Republican National Convention

 (PDF) By: David A. Bositis Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Washington, DC Foreward: The analysis was completed by the Joint Center’s Senior Political Analyst, David A. Bositis, Ph.D., and examines the impact African Americans are likely to have in the November elections. … [Read more...]

The 2012 RNC is History

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com (Photo: AP) The Republican National Convention is history.  Looking back on the week in Tampa, particularly, the convention’s final night, there were highs and lows depending upon who you talked to. For, the conventions final night, there was a buildup of a … [Read more...]

The Elephant in the Room

Under the surface at the RNC convention, there is a concern about the count. Beyond the official delegate count for the Romney Ryan ticket, there is another count folks are expressing quiet concern about: the number of African-American delegates at the Republican National Convention. The interest in … [Read more...]