National Political Conventions 101

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Will Any African-Americans Deliver Convention Speeches?

The Republican lineup includes former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Alabama Democratic Rep. Artur Davis. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and California Attorney General Kamala Harris will address the Democrats, and as head of the host city, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx  will also deliver remarks.

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