President Trump’s outreach to blacks seems to be yielding some unexpected results. We are witnessing a divide between black men and women when it comes to candidate preferences. In Texas, Ted Cruz got 17 percent of the black male vote and Brian Kemp of Georgia got 11 percent even though his opponent was a black gubernatorial candidate who came close to winning. What is going on?

Joining me today to make sense of what is happening is George Farrell. George is the co-Founder of Blak Pac, an organization founded in 2015 to help elect conservative minority candidates. Help me welcome George Farrell to the Be the People Show on the America Out Loud Talk Radio Network.

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Dr. Carol M. Swain is an award-winning political scientist, a former professor of political science and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, and a lifetime member of the James Madison Society, an international community of scholars affiliated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Before joining Vanderbilt in 1999, Dr. Swain was a tenured associate professor of politics and public policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Dr. Swain is host of the podcast Be The People, here on the America Out Loud Podcast Network. Passionate about empowering others to raise their voices in the public square she is an author, public speaker, and political commentator. Dr. Swain is the author or editor of eight books with a ninth forthcoming in 2018.