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Black Conservatives to Gather in St. Louis

June 29th, 2011 by mopns · No Comments

MissouriRecord.com:
To combat the idea that politics ought to be subservient to skin color, the organizers of Move-On-Up–which may or may not draw inspiration from the Curtis Mayfield song of the same name–are hosting a gathering in St. Louis to showcase conservative ideals and leaders.  Their 2011 conference, which will take place in St. Louis from August 12 to 14, promises attendees the “unique opportunity to meet and talk with other people that share your concerns and beliefs.” This is important when so many seek to isolate conservatives blacks, but their numbers are apparently growing–at least 32 blacks ran for Congress in 2010 as Republicans!

The conference offers panel discussions on the economy, health care reform, immigration and education and will include an address by Rep. Allen West (R-FL). Read more…

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