MRC's Tim Graham Suggests New MSNBC Host Not Dark Enough To Be Considered Black

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Tim Graham, director of media analysis at the conservative Media Research Center, reacted to MSNBC's announcement of Karen Finney as host of a new program by suggesting that Finney's skin is not dark enough for the "average viewer" to guess that she is African-American.

According to MSNBC's press release, "Finney, who served as the first African-American spokeswoman for the Democratic National Committee, has been an MSNBC political analyst and guest host on the network since 2009."

Graham responded with the following tweet:


UPDATE: Graham adds:

Graham tweet 

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