Below speaks to the Republican Party’s abandonment of Black Republicans. Not covered is the counterpoint — the Democratic Party — which has put more black people in jail than there were slaves at the beginning of the Civil War — taking Black Democrats for granted. Both parties are derelict.
The RNC had pledged to make outreach to black voters a priority. But as staff dedicated to the effort quit, the committee has been slow to replace them, causing black Republicans to question their commitment to the effort.
Phi Beta Iota: The damnation is in the details — a superb collection of quotes from very important voices. The situation is even worse on the Democratic side, since black voters have consistently been taken for granted.