National Black Republican Association endorses Roy Moore for Senate

November 28, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The National Black Republican Association (NBRA) announced that they have endorsed Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Jeff Sessions.

The group based that decision on the following considerations:

“Judge Moore who shares our support of the Trump Agenda has over 40 years of public service, has been married to the same woman for 33 years and has four children and five grandchildren;

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Bernie Sanders, Randall Woodfin may aid Doug Jones in Senate campaign

October 26, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, October 17, The New York Times reported that “national leaders, including Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders, have appealed to Mr. Woodfin to deploy his field organization to help Mr. Jones in the Special Election for the Senate.”

Randall Woodfin is the 36-year-old mayor-elect of Birmingham. Woodfin told the reporters, Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, that African-Americans are “looking for people to fight for their issues.”

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Foster Wants to Put Bessemer Back to Work

September 4, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, September 3, Darius Foster, candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives in state House District 56, announced that he was sponsoring a job fair on October 7 at the Bessemer Civic Center.

Darius Foster said in a written statement, “No candidate in the history of this district has ever gone to such great lengths to put their constituents back to work but I believe in Bessemer and I believe in the people of Bessemer. There are great companies that are hiring in this area and there are hardworking, qualified people in Bessemer who are looking for employment opportunities. I am hosting this job fair so that I can connect those companies with great employees from right here in Bessemer.”
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Foster Calls Brooks’ Comments Divisive

August 7, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Black Republican and State House candidate, Darius Foster, released a statement critical of comments by Congressman Mo Brooks (R) from Huntsville, in which Brooks claims that Democrats are “Waging a War on Whites.”

Foster, in a written statement said, “This is another unfortunate opportunity where I do not have to defend Republican principles; I have to defend Republicans.”

Foster said, “Let me start by saying that I absolutely disagree with Representative Brooks’ statements, but I respect his First Amendment rights to say them.”
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Philip Brown Campaigning for PSC

November 14, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, Alabama Minority GOP Chairman Philip Brown spoke at the Rainy Day Patriots candidate forum in Homewood. Philip Brown is running as a candidate for the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) Place 2.

Chairman Brown acknowledged that up until this year he was not aware of the Alabama Public Service Commission, but in the last year the PSC has come to the forefront in the state.
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Phillip Brown Addresses Greater Birmingham Young Republicans

September 16, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Candidate for Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Chairman of the Alabama Minority GOP, Phillip Brown, spoke to an estimated 33 members of the Greater Birmingham Young Republicans on Thursday in Birmingham at the Fox and Hound Pub.

Chairman Brown is the state chairman for the Alabama Minority Republican Party, serves on the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee, and has announced that he is running for PSC Place 2 where he is challenging Republican incumbent Terry Dunn (R).
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Phillip Brown Addresses Rainy Day Patriots

June 21, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The new Chairman of the Alabama Minority GOP, Phillip Brown, spoke to an estimated 53 members of the Rainy Day Patriots Thursday at the Homewood Library on Thursday. Chairman Brown is the state chairman for the Alabama Minority Republican Party and serves on the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee. He also serves as a commissioner for the Alabama Crime Victim’s Compensation Commission.

Chairman Brown said, “The summary of my philosophy is that somebody really ought to say something.” “This society is disintegrating in front of our eyes.” Chairman Brown (a professional educator) said that education is the great equalizer, but our schools have been dumbed down. No Child Left Behind actually guarantees that no child will ever get ahead. Brown said that we have to realize that education is the foundational level of where we are.
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Phillip Brown To Address Rainy Day Patriots

June 12, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

HOMEWOOD—The new Chairman of the Alabama Minority GOP, Phillip Brown, will speak to the Rainy Day Patriots at the Homewood Library on Thursday June 20th from 6:30 pm to 8:45. The meeting will be held in room 101. The Homewood Public Library is at 1721 Oxmoor Road.

Phillip serves as the state chairman for the Alabama Minority Republican Party and serves on the Alabama Republican Party Steer Committee. He also serves as a commissioner for the Alabama Crime Victim’s Compensation Commission.
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