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NAACP President On Diversity In The Biden Administration

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, to announce his health care team. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris listens at right. (Susan Walsh/AP)
President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, to announce his health care team. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris listens at right. (Susan Walsh/AP)

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to announce his intention to nominate Democratic Congresswoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio to be the next secretary of housing and urban development. Fudge would be Biden’s second high-profile Black cabinet choice so far.

Civil rights groups have been calling on Biden to make his incoming administration more diverse. Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with NAACP President Derrick Johnson.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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