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Ed Redd and Raymond Jordan debate why most African Americans are Democrats

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Summary
Host Barbara Barrow-Murray and co-host Karen Holmes chair a discussion between attorney Fletcher "Flash" Wiley (a registered Independent with the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association), attorney Ed Redd (a member of the Black Republican Caucus), and Representative Raymond Jordan (Democrat with the Massachusetts Black Caucus) about the value of the African American voter in the political system. Redd and Jordan debate why most Blacks are Democrats, the historical precedence for Blacks either joining the Democratic or Republican party, and the fact the majority of older Black citizens vote Republican.
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African American politicians, African Americans--Politics and government, Political parties, Voting, Civil rights, Segregation, Denniston, Madison, Elam, Clarence, Jackson, Jesse, 1941-, Jordan, Raymond, Redd, Edward R., Wiley, Fletcher, Robinson, John, Middlesex Republican Club - 111th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner (1978)
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