Black actress derided for supporting Romney

Friday, October 12, 2012
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

A conservative black organization is praising a black actress for standing up to ferocious attacks she received for voicing her support for Mitt Romney.

Dash

Stacey Dash voted for Barack Obama in 2008. But this year the black actress said she is supporting Romney "because of the state of the country and I want the next four years to be different." Dash also said Governor Romney and his wife Ann "seemed authentic and genuine."

But Dash's support for Romney on Twitter was met with scores of vicious replies, including calls for her death. Dash said she was shocked saddened by the ferocious attacks.

Shelby Emmett is a spokeswoman for the Project 21 Black Leadership Network. She is not surprised by what has happened to Dash.

Emmett, Shelby (Project 21)"As a black conservative woman myself, it happens pretty much every single day," she reveals. "I don't think enough people on the conservative side of the aisle do enough to defend black conservatives when they know how much we're putting on the line to speak out against liberalism. And I think liberals always have a racist mindset in general."

Emmett believes the Democrat Party has a plantation mindset, meaning they want blacks to view themselves as victims and dependent on the government.

"A woman is supposed to be there. Poor people are supposed to be there. Blacks are supposed to be there," she tells OneNewsNow. "And if you don't see yourself as a victim, that scares liberals because t the only thing they have to keep us in place is the fact that we're supposed to be afraid."

Emmett says you can't be free and a member of the Democratic Party.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Which entities do you feel can have the greatest impact for positive change in American culture?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested
Trump's 100-days vows: Hits, misses, unfinished business
Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally
3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle
Leaky walls, loose panels at Vikings' new $1.1B stadium
Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital
Trump will zero in on trade agreements during 100th day
Methodist court ruling a blow for openly lesbian bishop

LATEST FROM THE WEB

100 days of disruption: How Trump rewrote the presidential script
AG Sessions to MS-13 gang: 'We are targeting you'
Elizabeth Warren: A factory of bad ideas
Violent persecution of Christians rises in India, 'An attack being recorded every 40 hrs.'
'1st 100 days': Trump declares 'ObamaCare is dead,' predicts replacement deal soon

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Military man unqualified for office?

A retired Army colonel who served with the elite Special Forces -- and who is now running for Congress -- is being accused by his Democratic congressional opponent of being unqualified to serve in Congress.