WHEATON - February is Black History Month, and what better way to start celebrating it than by introducing Illinois conservatives to one of the state movement's most energetic and positive black conservative women?
Meet Babette Holder, the opposite of her distant cousin former Attorney General Eric Holder, who is an outspoken black conservative leader in Illinois. She serves on the Frederick Douglass Foundation and consults candidates, businesses and organizations with her vast knowledge of social media.
Babette is one of the co-founders of “TheLastCivilRight.org”, a group of Christian-conservative women that are political commentators and advocates for the principles of limited government, individual freedom, and free market.
Rarely missing an opportunity to encourage other conservatives, Babette has appeared on numerous local and national radio shows and at press conferences with national black champions such as prolife leader Star Parker, declaring her heartfelt notion that "Black Women Matter."
Babette, the mother of two teenage daughters, is active in local Republican politics as a precinct committeewoman in Milton Township of DuPage County and often spotted at Tea Party events.
(Send us your suggestions for the next Illinois black conservative to feature in February at firstname.lastname@example.org)