Stephen A. Smith Suggesting Blacks Vote Republican: Should not be just a suggestion, but rather seen as prophetic declaration of impending doom. Its our duty to vote Republican and to select wisely those conservatives that remain true to the principles that have made America Great; love for God, love for family, love for country and Love for the constitution. To do anything less would be proof to the world, that Negros, facing total destruction were indeed “Stupid.” Instead Let us say,in the spirit of Nehemiah as he labored to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, in opposition to the enemies of the Jews: “set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows; said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, be not afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.” (Nehemiah 4:13-14)
It doesn’t speak well of the supposed progress made by black Americans when, a half-century after passage of the Voting Rights Act, it is deemed “controversial” that a black man would dare to suggest that black Americans vote Republican during an election cycle.
The black man of whom I speak is sports journalist and television and radio commentator Stephen A. Smith.
I will acknowledge up-front that Smith is no stranger to controversy, having made headlines previously on such topics as the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the domestic violence incident involving recently-retired NFL running back Ray Rice and inferring that black voters are being taken advantage of by the Democrat Party.
In this case, however, to describe Smith’s suggestion as “controversial” is not only inaccurate but sad.
Because in 2015, despite the historic struggles and sacrifices of black Americans to obtain the right to…
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