Dems decry all-white 2020 lineup, media "double standard" after Harris exits race

by Adam Ford · Dec 4th, 2019 10:31 am

On the heels of Kamala Harris suspending her campaign, leading Democrats, including 2020 contenders, are voicing concern about the remaining all-white roster in the upcoming debate and the increasing likelihood that all viable Democratic presidential candidates will be white.

Cory Booker spoke out in an MSNBC appearance about "spiraling toward a debate stage without a single person of color" and having "six people with no diversity whatsoever":

Julián Castro also slammed the all-white debate stage in an interview:

In addition, Castro decried a "double standard" given by the media to candidates of color:


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