I have known for a long time that the Democrat Party of the 1960's-70's successfully completed one of the greatest political achievements in American history: Getting black people to vote Democrat. It should go without saying that this was a truly amazing feat. And of course to this day minorities still overwhelmingly vote Democrat. Why? Recently a black republican wrote a small blog that has found it's way in newspapers columns and think-tank columns, television discussions etc. etc. Here is a portion of that article: Why Do Blacks Vote Democrat?