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Nixon is Winning Back the Black Community (?)

November 12th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Future State Rep. Sherman Parker joins former NAACP head John Bordeaux and attorney Jerry Hunter (background) at an anti Jay Nixon rally in Downtown St. Louis (1998)

By Steve Kraske
The Kansas City Star

Less than a decade ago, Democrat Jay Nixon was persona non grata with Missouri African-Americans.

No longer.

It’s been an up-and-down year for the perpetually frenetic attorney general. But one worry that appears to be waning as he tries to unseat Gov. Matt Blunt next year is his relations with black Missourians.

Slowly but surely, African-Americans have begun to embrace a man many once loathed. Read more…

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Tags: Decision '08 · Hon. Sherman Parker · Jay Nixon

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  • 1 Roland Wetzel // Nov 13, 2007 at 12:38 pm

    Don’t believe everything you read in the KC Star – they’re almost as biased as the SL Post-Dispatch.

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