As the Number of Black GOP Delegates Falls to Historic Low, Meet a Few of the Only Ones Left | Democracy Now!

As the Number of Black GOP Delegates Falls to Historic Low, Meet a Few of the Only Ones Left | Democracy Now! – The Washington Post is reporting there are likely fewer black delegates at this year’s Republican convention than at any point in at least a century. According to the Republican Party’s own data, only 18 of the nearly 2,500 delegates are African-American. That’s less than 1 percent. As recently as 2004, 7 percent of Republican delegates were black. On Wednesday night, Democracy Now!’s Carla Wills tracked down some of the 18 African-American delegates.

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