Sonnie Johnson warns GOP to stop ‘talking down to Black America’, help ‘fix the issues’ in urban areas

Sonnie Johnson warns GOP to stop 'talking down to Black America', help 'fix the issues' in urban areas

Conservative radio host Sonnie Johnson called out Republicans on " Fox News Primetime " Friday, telling host Lawrence Jones people on the right need to quit being "sanctimonious" and start implementing policy that can fix inner-city issues. JOHNSON: I want to start this by premising that you [Jones] are putting a lot at risk by having these kind of conversations, by bringing people like my brother Maj [Toure] on , and me on, to actually have these conversations because we are not going to stick to the normal paradigm that is set. And that is to have one side that says, "There is no racism. It doesn’t exist. You are playing victim", and then to have the other side that is completely in pure identity politics based on no substance or no policy. The thing with Democrats is they are never going to talk about this issue. Because if they do, they will have to be held accountable for what they have done to our communities [for] sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety, one hundred years in some areas. They will have to be held accountable. They are not going to put themselves in a position where they have to be held accountable. I brought this message seven years ago to Republicans, to conservatives. We can talk about this. We can go out there, we can win people. We can win hearts and minds. I was told to sit down, to shut up. I was told that calling Black people slaves […]

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