Sunday, August 30, 2015

Crystal Wright ― Why Was Carson the Only GOP Candidate to Speak at Minority-Filled DC GOP Event?

Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of, takes issue with some of the Republican candidates for not attending a recent GOP event where many African-Americans were in attendance. She singles out Dr. Ben Carson for his participation, praising him for bothering to show up where others would not.

(Conservative Black Chick)

"Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson won the DC Republican Party 2016 GOP Straw Poll at a reception held July 20, 2015. It’s not surprising since Carson was the only Republican 2016 candidate to accept the group’s invitation to speak at the reception, which was brimming over with minorities.

Since 2012, Republicans have talked about the party’s desperate need to win over minority voters in 2016 or face a third strike out at getting in the White House. But when it comes time to walking the minority outreach walk, most GOP wannabes are stumbling. Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Senator Marco Rubio managed to send some campaign stickers and signs to the event. Where was Senator Rand Paul, the self-purported king of black outreach this cycle?

Read the full article HERE.