WBEZ | conservatives http://www.wbez.org/tags/conservatives Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Black Republicans in Pop Culture: How will they be Perceived if they Go Public? http://www.wbez.org/series/race-out-loud/black-republicans-pop-culture-how-will-they-be-perceived-if-they-go-public <p><div class="image-insert-image ">Why is it assumed that the black vote will always go to the Democratic party? That&#39;s the question Brian Babylon was asking this morning on The AMp with co-host Molly Adams after receiving the Obama Party spam e-mail from Beyonce Knowles. He believed that he received that e-mail because the connotation of the message implied that blacks should encourage each other to vote for Barack Obama.</div><p>Democrats are known for being a more socially liberal party and the Republicans are the old-guard party, and perhaps this could be a major factor in the traditional demographics within each party. Support for the Republican party is also scarce in the world of Hollywood. Vocalo&#39;s very own Brian Babylon and Molly Adams from the Morning AMp discuss this phenomenon with current events, facts, Jay, and Nas.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F55076247&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p></p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 10:28:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/race-out-loud/black-republicans-pop-culture-how-will-they-be-perceived-if-they-go-public