Politics

Black Celebrities Attending the Republican National Convention

Tue., Aug. 28, 2012 10:15 AM EDT
by Danielle Canada

Black Celebs at the 2012 Republican National Convention

After learning that high-profile black celebs like 50 Cent, LL Cool J and Don King previously identified themselves as members of the Republican party, it should be no surprise that there will be some black faces besides those of Herman Cain and Michael Steele at this week’s GOP national convention in Tampa, Fla. Included in the list of 20112 black attendees are a gospel singer whose appearance has sparked controversy and a shunning from Democrats, as well as a nonpartisan actress that insists she’s appearing just to encourage voter turnout.  Check out the very short list of black celebrities attending the Republican National Convention. -danielle canada

 

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2SPEKPPLAG5CJCDSCXMDSH2AOM Likewaterforchocolate

    Florida is a red state with a large Latino and Hatian population so I can understand Rosario going to encourage voter turnout, but Wyclef is indeed a turncoat as he sold his own people up the river with his Yele Haiti foundation during the earthquake disaster. His people are still suffering mind you in the wake of the recent hurricane. Isn’t he still under investigation for fraud? The Republican party can have him. And if he thinks that throwing Romney support will get the Repblican party to throw some cash to Haiti, he can think again.

    • zobop republic

      I don’t think Republicans even care about the Carribean at all. Even if they are from Cuba.

  • nangwynn

    It is outrageous that these celebrities would step foot in the convention hall after all the disgusting signs, slogans, and pictures these republicans displayed about Pres. Obama and the First Lady. I wonder how they felt being in a room where the majority of the people there despise them because of their color. It is shameful. I will no longer view them with admiration.