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BAMAPHIN 22
09-08-2008, 09:30 PM
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice today lamented the dearth of blacks serving as diplomats in the Foreign Service.



"I want to see a Foreign Service that looks as if black Americans are a part of this great country," Rice told an assembly of professors and administrators during her keynote address to the Annual Conference of the White House Initiative on National Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Washington. "I have lamented that I can go into a meeting at the Department of State and, as a matter of fact, I can go into a whole day of meetings at the Department of State and actually rarely see somebody who looks like me. And that's just not acceptable."


http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=5755098&page=1

LouPhinFan
09-08-2008, 10:04 PM
Good for her. Diversity is a good thing and should always be strived for.

Colin Powell is the man. :up:

Tetragrammaton
09-09-2008, 12:39 AM
She says it, and I like to hear it, but I don't see how it will happen unless steps were taken.

ohall
09-09-2008, 12:44 AM
She says it, and I like to hear it, but I don't see how it will happen unless steps were taken.

AA for this too?