Q&A with Crystal Wright

Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative… read more

Crystal Wright, editor and publisher of the Internet blog conservativeblackchick.com, explained why she named her blog “Conservative Black Chick,” and told how her upbringing shaped her belief system. She spoke of the discrimination her father faced when he was the only black man in his dental school program, as well as her mother’s experiences as a little girl going to segregated beaches. Ms. Wright also discussed how her parents' resolve in the face of adversity inspired her to be engaged in the political process. She reflected on the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, and admitted that she voted for him in 2008. She described her latter disillusionment with the president’s performance in office and how this has led her to become a sharp critic of his presidency. She talked about the reactions she faces from liberal-leaning African Americans. She also discussed the campaign strategy of the Republican Party and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Dec 9, 2012
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  • Dec 09, 2012 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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