Why is the South Carolina GOP still Whites Only?

Colbert King wrote a column recently for the Washington Post about the decline of black Republicans.  Quoting a Wall Street Journal-NBC poll, he said that “just 7 percent of blacks called themselves Republicans.”  Twenty years ago, when Bob Dole ran for president against Bill Clinton, 15% of African Americans were Republicans. Just 7 percent today? Honestly, I am […]

The Boston solution to segregated housing

[Steve Bailey’s latest contribution to the Charleston Post & Courier.  He has kindly allowed The Glebe Street Hacks to reprint his column here.] The Charleston Housing Authority wants to preserve Gadsden Green, one of the city’s oldest and largest housing projects. It should, instead, want to tear it down. Gadsden Green is a symbol of the […]