GOP has a diverse group of speakers during the convention

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By The Cycle Staff

It has become clear that the Republicans are trying to put on a diverse show, despite the fact that the party is 90% white.

We have seen speeches during the Republican National Convention from a diverse group of people but will it have any affect?

According to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll President Obama’s support among black voters is at 96% while Mitt Romney is at 0%. Also back in 2008, the black voter turnout was at a high of 65.2% with 96% of them supporting President Obama. So does Mitt Romney really have a chance of moving the racial needle?

Washington Post Opinion Writer, Jonathan Capehart, recently wrote an article on this subject so we posed the question to him. Check out what he had to say:

 

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

GOP has a diverse group of speakers during the convention

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