Sunday, June 2, 2013
Robert Fortes - The Conscience of a Black Conservative
I have to admit here that at the time my response was not some of my best work, but as I left the studio and over the next several days I began to ponder the question more and more. I thought about my own ideological journey–how I went from being raised in a Democratic family to becoming a republican.
I thought about the historical shift that Blacks have made from the party of Lincoln to Democrats–the very political party that has historically tried to block every single social advancement African-Americans have tried to make in this country. As I thought about all of these things I started to formulate in my head the response I wish I had used on the show.
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