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18 out of 2,472 delegates at the RNC are African-American

CBS News commentator Bob Schieffer (after forgetting speaker Scott Baio’s name) wondered at the whiteness of the crowd at the Republican National Convention. He was then informed that the ratio of white to black delegates at this year’s RNC is the lowest at a convention since the GOP nominated Barry Goldwater in 1964. "I did … Continue reading “18 out of 2,472 delegates at the RNC are African-American”

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CBS News commentator Bob Schieffer (after forgetting speaker Scott Baio’s name) wondered at the whiteness of the crowd at the Republican National Convention. He was then informed that the ratio of white to black delegates at this year’s RNC is the lowest at a convention since the GOP nominated Barry Goldwater in 1964.

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