Showing: 1 - 1 of 1 RESULTS
African American History

(1987) Clarence Thomas, “Why Black Americans Should Look to Conservative Politics”

In the speech below to the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, on August 1, 1987, Clarence Thomas, then Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), makes the case that many African Americans have always embraced conservative values and thus their natural political home would be in the Republican Party. Yet the speech also …