The following is an interesting commentary on how the Republican Party can attract more black voters. What’s interesting is that so many opinion pieces on this topic ignore that fact that most black folks used to be Republicans prior to the Roosevelt years, were Republicans, especially faced with the segregationist stance of so many southern […]
By LaLeta McClure Did you know that the Primary Election is May 6, 2014? We must be registered to vote by April 7, 2014. We can vote by going to the polls are by applying for an absentee ballot. The Allen County Election Board, which is now located at the Rousseau Centre, 1 E. Main […]
LET’S DO BETTER Detroit elected a new mayor several weeks ago. He is 55-year-old Mike Duggan, a former prosecutor and Detroit Medical Center chief executive. He moved to Detroit, from Livonia, Mich., a year ago, to run for the job, but at that time a residency issue forced him to withdraw from the race. He […]
As Latino leaders continue to push for change through dialogue and mobilize Latino communities, they are looking at lessons learned from the African American community. California State Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach) said he hopes to build new bridges with the African American community as the California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC)—which serves as a forum for members from the State Senate and Assembly to identify key issues affecting Latinos and develop avenues to empower the Latino community throughout California—moves forward.
As part of their mission to promote a better political understanding and participation among the Hispanic-American “CommUNITY,” El Mexicano Newspaper has organized a 2013 Forum with Liz Brown, Allen County Republican Party precinct chair and Allen County GOP and Republican elected officials
The Nov. 2012 election sent shock waves that are still reverberating through conservative ranks, as staggering minority voter turnout of African American, Latino, Asian and LGBT voters eased Barack Obama into a second term as president.