In the News: Kendall Qualls Discusses Republicans’ Appeal to Black Americans During the 2022 Midterms
MINNEAPOLIS – Amidst an exodus for Black Americans from the Democratic party, the NY Post interviewed several Black Republicans running for office in 2022 to discuss what they bring to the table and why Black Americans are angry with Democratic policies. Minnesota GOP gubernatorial front runner candidate Kendall Qualls offered his personal story as an example of Black Americans growing tired of being used by Democratic leaders to remain in power despite significant quality of life issues not changing.
Read the NY Post article here.
“A new generation of black Republicans is hoping to capitalize on disaffected Democrats in November, including US Senate candidate and former NFL star Herschel Walker in Georgia, … Congressional hopeful John James in Michigan; and Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Kendall Qualls.
“There is resentment over crime and education and there is resentment over BLM, all of it tied to the Democrat Party,” said Qualls, who lived as a child in Harlem where he said he watched his mom robbed on the street in broad daylight. Decades later, he added, life for black residents in Harlem is no better.
“The seismic shift is cultural, not political,” said Qualls. “Our cultural roots are faith, family and education, not this crap we see today.”