Tea Party Group Hires African American Republican Consultant To Help Recruit Minorities

FreedomWorks, a prominent tea party-aligned organization that supports the candidacies of conservative politicians, announced Monday that it hired prominent black conservative political consultant, Deneen Borelli, to help recruit minorities.

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According to a report in The Daily Caller on Monday, Borelli will serve as the group’s new director of outreach.

“In her new role, Deneen will speak at events promoting FreedomWorks’ pro-liberty agenda, participate in recruiting grassroots activists — including minorities — and aggressively challenge the misleading voices of the liberal black establishment,” read the press release announcing Borelli’s hire.

Borelli, author of Backslash: How Obama and the Left are riving Americans to the Government Plantation, is a contributor with the Fox News Channel and has been a featured speaker at FreedomWorks rallies for several years.

In 2010, FreedomWorks sponsored the launch of in “response to the false allegations of racism and lack of diversity in the tea party movement.”

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