Published on January 10th, 20130
Is New York City Ready For A Black Republican Mayor?
“‘How does a Republican win for mayor? How does a black Republican run and win, for mayor?’ That was New York 1 News host Errol Louis’ question to Rev. A.R. Bernard last night, as the pastor of the Brooklyn-based mega-church spoke on television for the first time about his potential mayoral bid. ‘Fine, I’m a Republican,’ Bernard said, before talking about leadership and the need to reach out beyond just Republican voters in New York. When asked, Bernard said he would not personally perform a same-sex marriage ceremony if he were elected mayor.”
Source: Capital New York. Read full article. (link)
The Rev. A. R. Bernard backstage interview with on “Don’t Sleep” on the B.E.T. Network.