The Politics Of Black Republicans

Eighty percent of African Americans lean toward the Democratic Party according to the Pew Research Center. This hour, we’ll talk about the 10 percent who say they lean Republican – and about how they reconcile black identity with conservative principles. We’ll be joined by Corey D. Fields of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford, who writes about the topic in “Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans” (University of California Press).