Black People Can't Be Republican [NOOK Book]

Overview

In the eyes of many, an African American commits the ultimate act of betrayal if he or she dares to express conservative beliefs. Ironically, those before us fought for African Americans to simply vote, not be handcuffed to one particular party.

Still, because approximately ninety percent (90%) of African Americans are registered Democrats, it’s almost as if we have a “negrofied” bible that says, “If you’re black, you’re Democrat”—and that’s it. Period. That closed frame of mind...

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Overview

In the eyes of many, an African American commits the ultimate act of betrayal if he or she dares to express conservative beliefs. Ironically, those before us fought for African Americans to simply vote, not be handcuffed to one particular party.

Still, because approximately ninety percent (90%) of African Americans are registered Democrats, it’s almost as if we have a “negrofied” bible that says, “If you’re black, you’re Democrat”—and that’s it. Period. That closed frame of mind leaves little desire to even acknowledge another viewpoint, let alone try to understand it.

Black People Can’t Be Republican is a collection of short stories based in Anytown, USA that explores viewpoints from various angles in a debate format—not only about political party affiliations, but other hot-button topics common in the community, such as the N-word, homosexuality, “thick” versus “fat”, and sagging pants.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045075077
  • Publisher: James Lewis
  • Publication date: 10/15/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,228,873
  • File size: 183 KB

Meet the Author

JAMES W. LEWIS is a novelist and freelance writer published in several books that include Zane’s Caramel Flava, Chicken Soup for the Soul (two series), Gumbo for the Soul, Truth Be Told: Tales of Life, Love and Drama and Don’t Forget your Pepper Spray. Magazine credits include 3AM Magazine, Eyeshot, Dare Magazine, Naptural Roots Magazine, Lucrezia Magazine, Circle Magazine, Rundu Bedtime Stories and an upcoming article in the fitness magazine AFAA. His debut novel SELLOUT will launch in July 2010 and A HARD MAN IS GOOD TO FIND in June 2011.His publishing company is The Pantheon Collective at pantheoncollective.com.After spending twenty years in the Navy, James retired from active duty and is now completing his studies in Kinesiology. In addition to writing, he loves to DJ and has a collection of over 300 vinyl records.He also does extensive volunteer work at a local veterans assistance center.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    I like how the author used various viewpoints for different topi

    I like how the author used various viewpoints for different topics, especially about the debate on political affiliation among African Americans. I don't think the previous reviewer even read the book.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2012

    Well as a black and a Republican...this book is a racist turn of

    Well as a black and a Republican...this book is a racist turn off. Last time I checked, this is America and we have the FREEDOM (key word) to choose to be apart of any party that we wish. Why wouldn't black want to be Republicans, you know te people who freed the slaves AND fought against Democrats for civil rights?

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2013

    Love it

    reminds me of the convos I had with my mom on fashion and terminology. lol

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2013

    Black

    This is the blackest book i evr read

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    Posted September 9, 2013

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