Testimonial of a Black Republican by Providence Crowder. "Born" a Democrat, she registered Democrat when she turned 18 because that was the thing to do, but after learning the truth she became a Republican. Worth the read.
Key Highlights About Robert W. Simmons: Founded the Sumner School a Private School for African Americans Influential Republican, and a delegate to the party’s 1872 and 1876 national conventions Renowned barber in Parkersburg, West Virginia Robert W. Simmons, was a barber, politician and pioneer in...Key Highlights About Robert W. Simmons: Founded the Sumner School a Private School for African Americans Influential Republican, and a delegate to the party’s 1872 and 1876 national conventions…
Pierre Caliste Landry (19 April 1841-22 December 1921), a former slave, was elected Mayor of Donaldsonville in 1868, he became the first African American mayor in the United States. He is also credited with the founding of St. Peter’s Methodist Church in Donaldsonville. Landry went on to win election to both the Louisiana House of Representatives and the Louisiana State Senate.
Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands.
Donald Trump Calls The Slavery Era A Good Time Before Reaching Out To Black Voters
63 million republicans voted for Trump, an avowed racist bigot, for president. If you think you can stay home, not vote, and let republicans win local office, state office or federal office and it will not impact you, think again. He's now after the elderly's healthcare and scratching at the door of the middle class labor laws and financial regulations. Don't vote and you allow the republican Trump disease to spread.
Willa Brown Chappell was the first licensed black female pilot and the first black in the Civil Air Patrol. Chappell founded the National Airmen Association of America and trained more than 200 students. She and her husband also operated the first flight school for blacks. In 1939 she was a federal coordinator of civilian pilot training. Chappell was also a political activist. In 1945 she organized a Young Republican Club in Chicago, and in 1946, she ran for Congress as a Republican.
Never did anything, personal or publicly, that needed a lawyer to address. THAT'S how it should be!