Entries by Raynard Jackson

It’s Time for the GOP to Put Veteran Black Republicans Back in the Game

Imagine the Chicago Bulls of the NBA during the early Michael Jordan years. He was their top draft pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Jordan’s early years were filled with many, lows before he experienced the joys of winning six NBA championships. During the Bulls’ down years, can you imagine Jordan’s first two coaches, Kevin […]

After the DOJ’s Report, Where are the Calls for Baltimore’s Mayor to Resign?

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing report on the state of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) as a part of its civil rights investigation following the death of Freddie Gray. The press release about the report stated, “The Justice Department announced today that it found reasonable cause to believe that […]

A Tale of Two Conventions

Having attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland two weeks ago and having intently watched the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on TV last week, I couldn’t help but notice how distorted both conventions were, especially in terms of the media’s coverage of them. In the Black community, when grandma said, “boy, you telling a […]

Trump, Republican Party Confuse Outreach Efforts with Pandering

As long as the Republican Party continues to be dominated by the same ol’, same ol’ White male staffers, consultants, and aides, they will continue to alienate the Black community. As long as the Republican Party continues to “showcase” Blacks that have absolutely no connection to the Black community, have no understanding of communications, or […]

The Murders in Orlando Had Nothing to Do with Homosexuality

Everyone knows my position on the radical homosexual agenda being forced upon our country. I totally disagree with it. Marriage is between one man and one woman. Homosexuality is not compatible with Christianity, nor should homosexuals be legally recognized as a protected class. Having said that, as I predicted and expected, homosexuals have attempted to […]

This Is Why Republicans Continue to Lose the Black Vote

I am now beginning to question whether there is room for Blacks in this Republican Party. The recently ended Republican primary tells me the answer is “no,” but when party leaders are questioned about it, the answer is always “yes.” Between the Republican National Committee (RNC), the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), the National Republican […]