The WND interview, “Democratic Party lying about racist roots,” had me in tears. I’m a 59-year black woman and I felt exactly like K. Carl Smith.

I was a Democrat all my life. When you finally wake up to the truth and realize you’ve been lied to for years, it is very depressing. Now I’m trying to educate myself and my family and help them to understand that our core values really are conservative.

My father survived Pearl Harbor, was very patriotic, made sure all of us went to church and ran a small business. But he told us all black people vote Democrat. He passed away 13 years ago, and I’m sure he wouldn’t recognize this country now.

Thank you for shining a light!

Ann West

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