If you do little research, you will find that republicans have done more to help the black cause than the democrats have even thought of doing. In fact, the democrat party has a history of persecuting blacks. We need to get over, however, black and white, democrat and republican, and work on poverty and fiscal fairness for all. But the theme of this pin cannot be ignored: the black population is being manipulated and duped by the democrat party. Once that is recognized, we may see progress.