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Race: Out Loud

Black Republicans in Pop Culture: How will they be Perceived if they Go Public?

Why is it assumed that the black vote will always go to the Democratic party? That'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.

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's very own Brian Babylon and Molly Adams from the Morning AMp discuss this phenomenon with current events, facts, Jay, and Nas. 


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