It’s common knowledge that the vast majority of Blacks in the United States vote for Democrats. However, given that Black Republicans share the Black experience in this country, what is it about the Republican Party that appeals to them? Do they have an understanding that the rest of us lack? Did many of us inherit our political affiliation without ever stopping to question it? In this ever-shifting political landscape, are we misguided in devoting our blind allegiance to the Democratic Party? We’re asking these questions and more of Leah Wright Rigueur, author of “The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power” live on Wright on the Edge this Saturday from 2 – 3 PM EST on WOL 1450 AM, WMMJ Majic 102.3 HD2, WKYS 93.9 HD2, or WPRS 104.1 HD2.
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