(NEW YORK POST) — Sometimes, it’s harder to find a black Republican — particularly in New York — than, say, a Jewish pope. But blacks have good cause to embrace GOP tenets, and they may be ready to do just that.

Which might be why Republican national boss Reince Preibus and state party leader Ed Cox were in Brooklyn last Monday. The pair sat with a group of African-Americans who align themselves firmly with the GOP. The subject: how to improve the party’s relations with blacks.

The event was held in East New York’s huge Christian Cultural Center, whose black pastor, A.R. Bernard, has flirted with running for mayor — as a Republican.

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