K. Carl Smith loves his country and is an unyielding defender of the Constitution and Liberty. He has the visionary ability and unique gift of carrying the conservative message to diverse communities with mind-blowing positive results.
Appointed by Governor Robert Bentley to serve on the Alabama Amistad Commission and the Affordable Homeowners Insurance Commission in 2011, K. Carl is a former Army officer and motivational speaker who has become a sought-after Political Activist. His quest is simple: (1) re-ignite America’s passion for Liberty; and (2) help shape a new Republican Party.
A Frederick Douglass RepublicanTM, K. Carl’s commitment the Constitution and the guiding principles of the founding fathers led him to launch The ConservativeMESSENGERTM. A grassroots initiative, The ConservativeMESSENGER’s mission is to: enlighten, empower, educate, and equip its members based on the Frederick Douglass Republican™ Methodology—an unique and powerfully effective strategy to help Conservatives create an atmosphere for political dialogue without being accused of racism.As a speaker, K. Carl captivates and inspires audiences with infectious energy, compassion and satire. He brings his expertise and provides down-to-earth solutions on how the Republican Party can recapture its political distinction and how the conservative movement can broaden its base.
Audiences consistently give him standing ovations and say they left wanting more. Better still, K. Carl leaves audiences ready to take action—action which could profoundly change the political landscape of America at the local level.
Tea Party Groups, GOP organizations, collegiate institutions, and faith-based groups alike recruit K. Carl for his stimulating and enrapturing life-empowering message.
K. Carl is the author of the recently released book:Frederick Douglass Republicans: The Movement to Re-Ignite America’s Passion for Liberty.
An avid athlete, K. Carl successfully completed both the Airborne and Air-Assault programs while on active duty in the U.S. Army. He is the former District Leader (AL-7) for Americans for Fair Taxation. The son of Colonel (retired) Earnest C. and Bessie Smith, Sr., K. Carl is a native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, but was reared in Huntsville, Alabama. He is graduate of Alabama A&M University. Smith makes his home in Trussville, Alabama and is the proud father of two children and four grandchildren.