I Am SO Excited About The Young Black Leaders Summit… And You Should Be, Too

Ashley (Kimber)

I get, really, REALLY excited about this sort of thing.

As a (half! hehe) Hispanic woman myself, I have been SO OPEN about how ENERGIZING it is that many “minority” people are choosing to BREAK AWAY from the boxes Democrats have crammed us into, and THINK FOR OURSELVES.

This is HUGE.

And if the Democrats lose their stronghold on blacks and hispanics. Heck, if their stronghold even BEGINS TO SLIP (which is already happening) they may be DONE for GOOD.

Which is why stuff like this… well, it gives me goosebumps.

Here are a few scenes from The Young Black Leaders Summit:

So. Freaking. AWESOME.

According to Fox News:

Chants of ‘We love Trump, U-S-A!’ echoed across the East Room of the White House before, during, and after President Donald Trump’s address to hundreds of young black conservatives.

The President’s address was part of the Young Black Leaders Summit (YBLS), a four-day conference focused on millennial-aged, conservative black Americans. The student-activist group, Turning Point USA, is hosting the event.

Brandon Tatum is Director of Urban Engagement at Turning Point USA, and he told Fox News that the YBLS is symbolic for black voters. “YBLS is important because it gives an example to this country that black voters are not monoliths and think for ourselves,” said Tatum.

Turning Point’s Communications Director Candace Owens told Fox News that the YBLS is working to change the narrative when it comes to President Trump and the Democratic Party for black Americans.

“Despite all of the lies and propaganda, black Americans are waking up,” said Owens. “Black Americans are realizing that this person you’ve painted as a monster seems to be bringing results that you’ve promised for decades and never delivered.”

Doesn’t this just get you GOING?!



Good question, Candace.

I think we already know the answer.

I think some will wonder why there has to be a “black” summit. Someday, we’ll be able to drop ALL labels and JUST be proud conservatives… but I think this explains why this sort of thing is important:

Attendees of the summit gathered outside of the White House following the President’s address, inspired to tell their own journey into conservatism.

“I don’t have a lot of people in my community who are like-minded as me, and I’m used to getting racial slurs thrown at me like a coon or Uncle Tom,” YBLS attendee Shawn Gamble told Fox News. “I wanted to come here to connect with other black conservatives.”

There’s strength in numbers. It’s reassuring – and awesome – to know others feel the way you do, and have your back. I am ALL FOR THIS.