Corey D. Fields is an associate professor and the Idol Family Chair in the sociology department at Georgetown University. He is the author of Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans.
The political commentator Candace Owens, one of the Black Republicans who became more prominent during the Trump administration, speaks at the 2018 Young Women's Leadership Summit, in Dallas. (Gage Skidmore, Peoria, Ariz., via Wikimedia Commons)
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Corey D. Fields
The G.O.P. realizes it must become more diverse, writes Corey D. Fields, but it has become increasingly intolerant of Black Republicans who talk about racial justice, even in a conservative framework.