TITLE

Republicans must moderate image to attract black voters

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, Elwood
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the need for the Republican Party to make efforts in attracting votes from the Afro-American community. Racial controversy during the 1992 Houston Republican Convention in Texas; Republican Party's engagement in racial politics; Republicans who have appealed to black voters; Need for the Republican Party to adopt moderation.
ACCESSION #
9409231589

 

Related Articles

  • What lies ahead for black Republican candidates? Mobley, Christopher // Headway;Oct97, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p24 

    Discusses how the paradox of black Republican candidates being viewed as competitive in majority or overwhelmingly-white congressional districts raises some interesting issues for the Republican party and African-American politics. Primary consideration for candidates; Difficulty of convincing...

  • Ties binding Democrats and blacks loosen. Parker, Suzi // Christian Science Monitor;6/27/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 151, p2 

    Reports on a growing number of African-Americans that are aligning themselves with the Republican Party in the United States.

  • Is the GOP serious about getting black votes?  // National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p6 

    Criticizes the Republican National Committee (RNC) for its apparent disinterest in making black voters welcome in the Republican Party. Former RNC Chairman Lee Atwater's goal of getting black votes; Party's difficulties in getting black votes; Number of black Republicans elected officials.

  • African Americans...coming home to the GOP. Barbour, Haley // National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p7 

    Stresses the need for the Republican Party to reach out to Afro-American voters. Republicans' lack of effort in obtaining black votes; Elected Republicans with the margin of victory supplied by an increase in the number of black votes.

  • It makes no sense to be either taken for granted or ignored. Ervin, Clark Kent // National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p10 

    Stresses the need for the Republican Party to attract votes from the black community. Political affinity of ethnic and religious minority groups; Democrats' taking for granted the black community; Republican Party's messages regarding the economy, crime and education.

  • GOP must invest in black candidates. Burley, Jerry // National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p11 

    Points out the need for the Republican Party to invest in their black candidates. Prevailing paradigm in the black community regarding the Republican Party; Conservatism of the Afro-American community; Need to articulate a message of empowerment; Mayoral victory by Bret Schundler in Jersey...

  • Talk is cheap. Jackson, Raynard // National Minority Politics;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p12 

    Expresses the need for the Republican Party to garner more support and participation from the black community. Representation of blacks in the Young Republican Leadership Conference; Republican Party's need for an outreach program.

  • symposium. Watts Jr., J.C.; Gottfried, Paul // Insight on the News;01/08/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p40 

    Presents opposing views on whether the Republican Party should reach out to Afro-American voters. Beliefs of Afro-Americans that go with the Republican's beliefs; How Afro-Americans treated George W. Bush during the presidential election.

  • Blacks and the GOP. Murdock, Deroy // World & I;Mar95, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p38 

    Discusses Afro-Americans' support for conservatism by running under the Republican ticket. Increase in the number of black Republicans in Congress; Black support for white Republicans; Findings of Home Box Office's survey and the Joint Center for Political Studies on blacks' preference for the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics