Leah Rigueur

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“Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.”​ – James baldwin

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The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

As racial minorities in their political party and as political minorities within their community, black Republicans occupied an irreconcilable position—they were shunned by African American communities and subordinated by the GOP. In response, black Republicans vocally, and at times viciously, critiqued members of their race and party, in an effort to shape the attitudes and public images of black citizens and the GOP.

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