By Carma Henry

Raynard Jackson says that the Republican leaders in Washington have shown how lazy they tend to be when it comes to the Black community. (BAFBF)

Memo to Republicans: I Was Kanye, Before Kanye

By Raynard Jackson, (NNPA Newswire Columnist)

Why do Republicans continue to be obsessed with shiny new objects when it comes to the Black community as opposed to being willing to keep their eyes on the prize with the “hard” work of coalition building?

I have had enough of the Kanye West-Donald Trump “bromance.” KANYE WEST IS NOT A REPUBLICAN NOR IS HE A CONSERVATIVE!

In my almost twenty years of being a columnist, I have said ad nauseum what Kanye has said, but my words seem to fall on deaf ears; whereas Kanye’s words are celebrated like he’s the second coming of Christ.

I have written columns, made speeches, appeared on TV all over the world, and discussed how Blacks are not monolithic in their political views; that Blacks are open to the Republican Party and the conservative message; and that Blacks are not opposed to Trump’s policies, just his drama.

I have criticized Obama vociferously over his neglect of the Black community during his eight years in the White House, especially in regard …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette