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Blacks represent just 2 percent of GOP convention delegates.

By Ali Frick  

"Blacks represent just 2 percent of GOP convention delegates."

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There are just 36 black delegates at this week’s Republican National Convention, “fewer than 2% of the total and a sharp drop-off from 2004,” when 6.7 percent were black. At last week’s Democratic National Convention, 24.5 percent of delegates were black. Recent polls show that about nine out of 10 black voters support Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL).

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