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NYT Op-Ed: Black Republicans like Tim Scott are 'tokens'

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Adolf Reed, a writer for the Nation and the Progressive, has column in the New York Times today in which he reflects on the elevation of Republican Tim Scott to the Senate. He is not enamored, to say the least: But this “first black” rhetoric tends to interpret African-American political successes — including that of President Obama — as part of a morality play that dramatizes “how far we have...

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