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  • Happy New Year from NCBCV

    Posted by · December 31, 2021 8:06 PM

    Fellow Republicans, 2021 was to say the least a challenging year for our nation. The abject failure of the Biden Administration, the economy and what seems to be a never-ending pandemic have all left an indelible mark on the collective consciousness of our country.

    As I look back at 2021 the challenges and the triumphs are all a part of what will bring us victory in 2022. While we hosted some awesome events, celebrated some municipal victories and learned a lot,  there are some opportunities for us as well. I’m calling on every precinct officer, executive committee member and every Republican in our state to join us in the fight for our Nation in 2022.

    We will undoubtedly face the most challenging and expensive US Senate race in American history. Our state legislature races are of the utmost importance and securing a veto proof majority will not only ensure that we leave King Cooper a lame duck, we will also have a legislature that will defend us from Federal overreach and continue NC on the path of growth and prosperity. 

    Our judicial races are also more important than ever before. We must elect strong conservative Republicans at every level of government and the way to see that happen is for each of us to vote and to get involved. Our motto for this cycle is “Don’t just spectate, participate.” Your gifts of time, talent and treasure are more important and needed more than ever.

    Over the coming weeks we will be hosting important trainings in conjunction with the state and national party to make sure we are prepared to win in 2022. Please stay tuned to your email and our social channels to stay in the know.

    As always if you want to know what is going on with the party I am always a phone call or email away. My friends I am humbled and honored to serve as your chairman and I ask for your prayers for our elected officials, our executive committee and our state, district and national party. I pray that each of you have a safe, prosperous and above all a blessed new year and I look forward to working with you in 2022 in creating the RED WAVE!!!

    Addul Ali - Chairman.

  • Stanly County GOP hosts NC Black Conservative Voices

    Posted by · October 25, 2021 10:53 PM

    Check out this story in the Stanly Journal 

    BLACK CONSERVATIVES IN STANLY COUNTY

  • PRESS RELEASE: Black Conservatives Host First Annual Freedom Conference

    Posted by · January 25, 2021 2:11 PM

    For Immediate Release

    RALEIGH - This past Saturday, the North Carolina Republican Party’s Black Conservative Voices Coalition hosted their first annual Freedom Conference and Patriot’s Ball in Raleigh. With 2020 in the rearview mirror, these Black Conservatives are looking forward to making even more of an impact across the state in the upcoming elections. 

    The Conference was hosted at the NCGOP Headquarters while offering both a physical and virtual attendance option. At this Conference, members discussed the importance of their efforts and brainstormed what else could be done to increase the Black Republican voter turnout in the 2021 and 2022 elections and beyond. 

    After the Conference, the Black Conservative Voices Coalition partnered with the Frederick Douglass Foundation to host the first annual Patriot’s Ball. Dressed to the nines, attendees heard from speakers like Clarence Henderson, Mark Walker, and more. 

    The Black Conservative Voices Coalition has additional events planned for the rest of the year.

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  • NCGOP Launch Black Coalition Ahead of 2020 Election

    Posted by · September 13, 2020 12:23 PM

    For Immediate Release 

    Raleigh, NC -- This week, the North Carolina Republican Party announced the launching of the Black Conservative Voices Coalition.

    The Black Conservative Voices coalition brings together members of the Black Community in North Carolina to support conservative policies and elect conservative policymakers in order to bring greater economic opportunity, safer communities, more school choice options, and better healthcare policies for generations to come.

    Board Members include Chairman Addul Ali, Larry Rainey, Victoria Ramos, Vivian Weinberg, and Shamike Bethea. These Conservative black leaders will help activate and mobilize minority voters and shine a light on the bridge between Black culture and conservative political ideologies. 

    For too long, the Democratic Party has taken advantage of minority voters. This Black Conservative Voices Coalition will help educate voters on policies that will advance them and their communities. 

    Please direct additional questions to [email protected]

    For press inquires contact Tim Wigginton at [email protected]

     

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  • Letter from the Chairman

    Posted by · September 11, 2020 1:53 PM

    Dear Black Conservatives --

    Have you noticed that we as African Americans are looked down on for supporting so-called “republican” policies or even worse, being told that “you ain’t black” if you don’t vote for Joe Biden? 

    For too many years, we have seen the destructive impact of liberal democrat policies on our communities. It is said that the definition of insanity is to repeat something and expect a different result. It is time for us to end the insanity in our state and our nation. Republicans, like Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, have been leading the fight to fix our broken criminal justice system and give our brothers and sisters a hand up, rather than a handout.

    Re-electing President Trump and getting conservatives in North Carolina elected to our legislature and our courts will ensure greater economic opportunity, safer communities, more school choices, and better healthcare policies for generations to come. 

    Join our Black Conservative Voices coalition and make your voice be heard this November.

    “I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.” - Frederick Douglass

    Addul Ali
    Chairman



  • Must Read Profile Of Clarence Henderson Who Will Speak Tonight At The RNC Night Three

    Posted by · August 26, 2020 4:11 PM

    Raleigh NC - The High Point Enterprise wrote a profile of Clarence Henderson who will speak tonight at the Republican National Convention. Clarence Henderson participated in the famous Woolworth Sit-Ins and continues to advocate for the Black community.

    “We are proud to count Clarence Henderson as one of our own, and are honored to work alongside him to elect Republicans up and down the ballot,” said NCGOP Chairman Michael Whatley. 

    Key Quotes from Clarence Henderson in this profile: 

    “I support Donald Trump because he understands the free market capitalist system of America, and that’s what drives America, Henderson, who is African-American, said by phone Tuesday afternoon. “He’s certainly not a politician, but I believe he’s the right person for America at this point in time.” 

    “I was involved in one of the movements that changed the course of history in America when Jim Crow was found guilty,” said Henderson who was a student at N.C. A&T State University at the time. “That changed the way of things in America. 

    “I compare the peaceful movement I participated in the movement that’s going on now,” he said. “There’s really no comparison. We can peaceably protest the laws of our land - the Consitution allows us to do that - but when it goes from peaceful to violence and looting, that changes the whole dynamic. What made our protest work was that it was peaceful.” 

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  • Clarence Henderson: George Floyd protests — what I learned during lunch counter sit-ins in 1960

    Posted by · August 20, 2020 11:57 AM

    “Clarence, what can we do to make things better?”

    I’ve heard that question countless times in the last few weeks, as the senseless murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd flooded the headlines, filling us all with horror and grief. Many decent Americans want to do something to demonstrate solidarity with the black community and work to end racial injustice. But what?

    I have been in the civil rights fight for a very long time. When I was 8 or 9 years old, I was riding my bicycle down a sidewalk, when I saw a white man walking toward me. I moved all the way over to get out of his way, and he turned, walked right to where I was, and knocked me off my bicycle.

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    Growing up, I knew that the world was full of white people who thought they could treat me any way they wanted and get away with it.

    For me, the civil rights movement was always rooted in morality. Since my involvement in the Greensboro Woolworth’s lunch counter sit-it in 1960, my goal was to ensure that blacks were treated with the respect and dignity that all Americans deserve under the law.

    That dignity doesn’t come from the law; it comes from God. Good law recognizes what God has already said: that we all bear His image and deserve to be respected.

    Every black person I grew up with knew we had to be better — nearly perfect, in fact — to hope to get the treatment and benefit of the doubt that seemed to be automatically afforded to whites. This is, and has always been, fundamentally wrong and unfair.

    We should never deceive ourselves to think we can ever sufficiently “earn” the respect of the worst racists: that man who knocked me off my bike wouldn’t have cared if I was a straight A student or an usher in my church. But at the same time, we cannot let that unfairness lure us into self-destructive behavior, just to prove a point.

    There have always been different models for black Americans to work for progress and equality. Without delving into all the details, these models have fallen into two major categories: those who believe that America was founded on good principles that it has often failed to put into practice, and those who believe that America is evil at its root and must be destroyed and replaced.

    Those in the first category — like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Frederick Douglass — believe that America is in a continual process of reformation, striving to live up to our best ideals. Those in the second want to fundamentally remake America as an entirely different kind of country.

    I am a reformer who affirms America and wants to make it better, and I work with and support organizations like the Frederick Douglass Foundation that believe the same. While I believe — like all decent people — that black lives absolutely do matter, I am concerned that the policy goals of the official BLM organization fall more into the second category.  

    FDF and I believe that the traditional family — supported, not disrupted, by extended kin — is the ideal environment to raise children and the foundation for all success, including upward mobility. We work to strengthen families by supporting marriage and parental rights and offering training and resources for community leaders.

    We also believe in reforming the existing system of criminal justice through reducing overcriminalization at every level, working to prevent criminality and recidivism, advocating for de-escalation training for all police departments and working toward improving community-police relations wherever needed.

    But perhaps our most substantive difference with BLM is that we believe that the free exchange of goods and services creates the greatest economic opportunity for all people regardless of race or background.

    We believe in the right to own property, the right to own one’s own labor, and the right to make a living legally and ethically.

    We believe in a free market of education, where all parents can choose what is best for their children from a variety of options.

    We do not support policies that infringe on these rights.

    And most of all, we believe that the best way to lift people out of poverty is to create a society where all can prosper together.  

     

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