Candace Owens Biography
Candace Owens is an American conservative commentator and political activist. She is famously known for her pro-Trump stance and her criticism of Black Lives Matter and of the Democratic Party.
She is the Director of Communications at the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA.
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Owens was born on April 29, 1989. He is aged 29 years as of 2018.
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She was born and grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. Her parents divorced, forcing her to be raised by her grandparents.
She attended the Stamford High School and graduated. She then went to a senior in high school, where she received threatening racist phone calls that were traced to a car in which the 14-year-old son of the then mayor Dannel Malloy was present.
Her family sued the Stamford Board of Education in federal court saying that the city did not protect her rights, resulting in a $37,500 settlement.
Candace Owens attended the University of Rhode Island, where she pursued an undergraduate degree in journalism, but later left school.
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Candace Owens gives an assurance to Fox and Friends hosts that the National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded as a civil rights organization that trained Black people to arm themselves.
Candace Owens Career
She launched SocialAutopsy.com in 2016, a website she said would expose bullies on the Internet by tracking their digital footprint. In response, people began posting Owens’ private details online.
She blamed, without evidence, the doxing on progressives involved in the Gamergate controversy.
In a 2015 column that she wrote for the site, she criticized conservative Republicans, writing about the “Bat-shit-crazy antics of the Republican Tea Party”, adding, “The good news is, they will eventually die off, and then we can get right on with the OBVIOUS social change that needs to happen, IMMEDIATELY.” When Buzzfeed News in May 2018 reported on the anti-Trump content on Degree180, Owens described the Buzzfeed reporter as a “Despicable creature” and alleged that Buzzfeed had threatened the former writers of Degree180.
Turning Point’s hiring of Owens occurred in the wake of allegations of racism at Turning Point.
In May 2018, President Donald Trump stated that she “Is having a big impact on politics in our country. She represents an ever-expanding group of very smart ‘thinkers,’ and it is wonderful to watch and hear the dialogue going on…so good for our Country!” She has appeared on fringe conspiracy websites, such as InfoWars.
After finding mainstream success, she distanced herself from the far-right conspiracy websites, although she refused to criticize them.
Prior to 2015, Owens expressed she had no interest in politics whatever. Prior to 2017, she was known as a liberal Democrat. In 2017, she began describing herself as a conservative Trump supporter. Owens has since characterized Trump because of the “savior” of civilization. She has argued that Trump has neither engaged in rhetoric that’s hurtful to African Americans nor projected policies that may harm African Americans. She expressed in Gregorian calendar month 2018 that she had ne’er voted and had solely recently become a registered Republican.
The Guardian has delineated Owens as “ultra-conservative”, and NY magazine and also the Columbia Journalism Review have delineated her as “right-wing”. The Daily Beast has known as her views “far-right” and the Pacific Standard called her a member of the “alt-right”, though she has rejected both terms. She was influenced by the works of Ann Coulter, Milo Yiannopoulos, Ben Carson and Thomas Sowell. Owens has said: “The left hates America, and Trump loves it.” She has said that the left is “destroying everything through this cultural Marxist ideology.”
Candace Owens Net Worth
The Stamford native has an estimated net worth of $300,000 and is estimated to receive an annual income of $822 to $3.2k from her site.
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