Elections

Cloves Campbell Jr.'s Calling a Black Phoenix Council Candidate a "House Negro" Draws Mixed Reaction

Cloves Campbell, publisher of the Arizona Informant, shocked a good deal of people when he labeled Pastor Warren Stewart's opponent, Lawrence Robinson, a "house Negro" in a May 22 editorial.

On the Informant's Facebook page, the editorial is labeled as "provocative."

Most seem to call it offensive.

Councilman Michael Johnson, who currently represents District 8, has told the Arizona Republic that he isn't bothered by Campbell's assessment of a fellow African American.

See also: Pastor Warren Stewart Supporter Cloves Campbell Calls Stewart's Political Opponent a "House Negro" See also: Black Leaders in Phoenix Struggle to Retain Power in a District They've Historically Controlled

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