TO: Interested Parties
FROM: Eddie Vale, Vice President, American Bridge 21st Century
RE: “Inclusive?” Jeb’s Record Of Failing African Americans
DATE: July 31st, 2015
Jeb Bush is speaking today at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, but he gave Americans a preview of his thoughts on African Americans last week when he dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement as “a slogan.” With twinges of the same Bush who said he’d do “probably nothing” for African Americans during his first run for governor, his record is chock full of indifference toward black Floridians. He repeatedly failed to respond to issues caused by his own administration’s negligence. Bush’s resume reads like the out-of-touch Republican he is: End affirmative action, purge voter rolls, disenfranchise voters, and sign a Stand Your Ground law.
With Bush’s stump speech promise to campaign everywhere, including African American churches, here’s a look at Bush’s record that he’ll have to defend:
2000 Voter Purge: Thousands Of African Americans Unable […]Read more after the jump.