Alabama African-American voters to Republicans: listen, act … then let’s talk

Terry Lathan really, really, really wants African Americans to join the Republican party.

The excitable Alabama Republican Party Chairwoman is passionate about it, in fact.

She believes with all her blessed heart that her party’s “conservative” policies–“good” jobs and “safe”, high-quality schools, she consistently touts—more closely align with the desires of black voters in Alabama than those of Democrats.

“These are Republican issues,” she told me during a long and spirited conversation this week. “It’s not about the color of a person’s skin as much as it is about the American dream and having the opportunity to achieve it.”

Alabama GOP chair wants you

You’ve got to applaud Lathan’s efforts. Especially amid headwinds of the indisputable fact that the vast,…

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