Is It That Kind of Party?

The Afro takes a look at the two African Americans campaigning to lead the Republican National Committee when it holds its annual winter meeting Jan. 28-31 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

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After suffering major losses in the last two elections, Republicans have a chance to make history as well as inroads with crucial minority voting blocs next weekend when they meet to select their next chairman.

Two African Americans are campaigning to lead the Republican National Committee when it holds its annual winter meeting Jan. 28-31 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele is considered a leading candidate to chair the RNC. Steele has repeatedly argued to his fellow Republicans that the party should expand its base to include more people of color. Read More