The Black Table In The Big Tent : Code Switch Black Republicans are basically unicorns — they might just be the biggest outliers in American two-party politics. So who are these folks who've found a home in the GOP's lily-white big tent? And what can they teach us about the ways we all cast our ballots?

The Black Table In The Big Tent

The Black Table In The Big Tent

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Black Republicans are basically unicorns — they might just be the biggest outliers in American two-party politics. So who are these folks who've found a home in the GOP's lily-white big tent? And what can they teach us about the ways we all cast our ballots?

Black Republicans are a rarity, but they reveal a lot about how American partisan politics work. Sam Octigan hide caption

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Black Republicans are a rarity, but they reveal a lot about how American partisan politics work.

Sam Octigan