Last Updated: 22 Apr, 2023 | Views: 114
Other Profession(s): Producer, Talk Show Host, Commentator
Famous For: Conservative activism and commentary
Higher Education: Graduated
Candace Owens is an American author, political commentator, and conservative activist known for her controversial views on race, politics, and culture. The 29-year-old was born in Stamford, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Rhode Island. After serving as director of communications for Turning Point USA, a conservative advocacy group, Owens launched her own media company, The Candace Owens Show, and published her first book, "Blackout: How Black Americans Can Escape the Democratic Plantation" in 2020.
Candace Owens Career:
2015 - Candace Owens worked as an intern for the conservative website, The National Review.
2016 - Candace Owens founded the website "Social Autopsy," which aimed to expose cyberbullying and online harassment. However, the project was criticized, and Owens ultimately abandoned it.
2017 - Candace Owens gained attention for her political views after posting videos on YouTube criticizing liberal ideology and the Black Lives Matter movement.
2018 - She became the Communications Director for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA, which aims to promote conservative values on college campuses.
2019 - Candace Owens testified before Congress about hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism.
2020 - Candace Owens released her first book, "Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation," which argues that the Democratic Party has failed the Black community and promotes conservative values as an alternative.
Candace Owens Awards:
2019: Candace Owens was awarded the Guardian of the First Amendment Award.
2021: Candace Owens received the Freedom Flame Award
Candace Owens Unknown Facts:
Candace Owens has spoken publicly about her struggles with anxiety and depression and has advocated for more awareness and support for mental health issues.
Candace Owens has advocated for school choice and has argued that parents should have more control over their children's education.
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