Grand Old Party Can Be Grand for Blacks

We need to look beyond our own interests.

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The next president, as with those preceding him or her, will be the president of all the people. To buy into fabrications of exclusively ethno-specific concerns is to be deceived in the cruelest of ways. We must view the Republican Party – indeed both parties – critically, through the prism of what is in the best interest of all Americans as a whole.

Mychal Massie is the chairman of the Project 21 black leadership network.

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