By Corey D. Fields

What do you think that of in the event you listen approximately an African American Republican? Are they heroes battling opposed to the expectancy that each one blacks needs to vote democratic? Are they Uncle Toms or sellouts, serving as traitors to their race? what's it quite wish to be a black individual within the Republican Party?
Black Elephants within the Room considers how race constructions the political habit of African American Republicans and discusses the dynamic dating among race and political habit within the purported “post-racial” context people politics. Drawing on shiny first-person money owed, the e-book sheds gentle at the other ways black id buildings African american citizens' club within the Republican celebration. relocating prior rhetoric and politics, we commence to work out the standard humans operating to reconcile their dedication to black id with their trust in Republican rules. And on the finish, we study the significance of figuring out either the meanings African american citizens connect to racial id and the political contexts during which these meanings are built and expressed.

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