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Black Republicans And The Color Line

December 9, 2010

Raynard Jackson

Once again race has reared its ugly head with a Republican elected official. But, this time in a more subtle way.

Incoming Republican congressman, Tim Scott has decided not to join the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in January. While I don’t necessarily have a problem with that, I am viscerally embarrassed by his rationale for not joining.

Scott is the first Black Republican elected to the House from South Carolina since Reconstruction. His district is over 80% whi

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Norman Bolden is a former award winning radio executive at radio station WGCI and currently a local proprty owner which includes ownership if the new popular banquet facility called Room 43, and again it appears that Norman Bolden is planning another run for Alderman of the 4th Ward. Friends of Bolden began to call around and let his poosible plans be known to run again, after a headline story appeared on the front page of a major Hyde Park newspaper which featured what many viewed as a sure thi

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