Monday, August 31, 2015

Larry Elder: Conservative Blacks Long Accused Of Trying To Be White Ignored By 'Ebony Magazine'

By Twitchy Staff, Aug 04, 2015 Twitchy

Like most of Twitter, conservative radio host Larry Elder was amused by the story of Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane NAACP who was “outed” by her parents as a white woman pretending to be black. What struck Elder, though, was the long-standing idea that blacks who are also conservatives aren’t “authentically” black but rather “trying to be white.”

As proof, Elder refers to an open letter he wrote to Ebony magazine in 2013. Each year, he notes, Ebony publishes a list of the 150 “Most Influential Blacks in America” — liberal blacks, that is. Continually overlooked are black conservatives like Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell and Clarence Thomas.

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