Book cover - Blackout - Author Candace Owens


Author Candace Owens

  • Release Date: 2020-09-15
  • Genre: Political Science
Our score: 4.5
From 598 Ratings

Blackout Summary


It’s time for a black exit.

Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right.

Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. In Blackout, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is both illogical and unearned.

She contends that the Democrat Party has a long history of racism and exposes the ideals that hinder the black community’s ability to rise above poverty, live independent and successful lives, and be an active part of the American Dream. Instead, Owens offers up a different ideology by issuing a challenge: It’s time for a major black exodus. From dependency, from victimhood, from miseducation—and the Democrat Party, which perpetuates all three.

Owens explains that government assistance is a double-edged sword, that the Left dismisses the faith so important to the black community, that Democrat permissiveness toward abortion disproportionately affects black babies, that the #MeToo movement hurts black men, and much more. Weaving in her personal story, which ushered her from a roach-infested low-income apartment to1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she demonstrates how she overcame her setbacks and challenges despite the cultural expectation that she should embrace a victim mentality.

Well-researched and intelligently argued, Blackout lays bare the myth that all black people should vote Democrat—and shows why turning to the right will leave them happier, more successful, and more self-sufficient.

Blackout Review

  • Open, honest depiction of life

    By CDH306
    Candice does a great job of intertwining her life experiences into the book to explain her positions. More importantly, she uses facts and historical events to substantiate and explain her viewpoints. If you enjoy watching Candice, you will love this book.
  • Understanding Manipulation & how to stop it

    By dancer1982
    This book was great. I read it as part of a book club. We had all political affiliations within the book club and by the end we all agreed, that Dem run city’s are really bad. We also agreed that the manipulation of Black Americans continues. No one is a victim and we are all empowered to have whatever success we want in life with hard work.
  • Blackout

    By Sad Yolo
    I’m in 10th grade and I’m reading this book while receiving a lot of criticism, but it’s helped me really see what’s going on in this country thanks to Candace Owens. ❤️
  • Blackout What

    By RaiderRube
    I couldn’t put it down! Mic Drop
  • God is so proud of her and trump

    By Bcolli120
    Go Candace Owens if only people can see what’s going on in this world talking about Democrats who are lost it’s discussing what’s going on and Candace Owens is for all lives matter which mean everybody is equal like it even says it in the Bible god doesn’t live white people more than black people he loves all the same because he created us. When god comes back who you guys better be ready if your not then your left behind and then you have to repent and the you get your head chopped off because people are so full of hate for Christians also go Donald Trump forever think god for him and Candace Owens we need this people because god is on there sides speaking life into this list people
  • Must Read!!!

    By abb-a-dabb-a-do
    This book was awesome and super informative! EVERYONE must read this no matter what their political view is!
  • Truth

    By Deinesty3
    It is nice to read truth instead of lies from main stream media. Great book that takes The United States to the correct direction.
  • Can I review

    By trumpsantiseasy2024
    Testing to see review without ownership to make sense of the one star reviews
  • Facts tell the truth

    By Sunsponge
    This book was very eye opening. She wrote a lot of facts not just her opinion. Highly recommend to anyone.
  • Extraordinary!

    By JasmineQuash
    Wow ! To read Candace’s points of view and personal opinions and factual research has opened my mind and heart when it comes to Politics and views on current issues. I am proud to be an American! I have some debatable topics of which I don’t agree on but my mind is def not closed when she discussed a lot of racial issues , specifically for black Americans such as myself. I look forward to reading a few other politicians books now or digging deeper into educating myself on what is happening or that has happened in our world.


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