“God Made Me Black on Purpose”

POLITICO Magazine’s Tim Alberta profiles South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, who is the only African-American Republican in the Senate. Scott is deeply religious, and has had to balance his moral beliefs and racial identity with political allegiances to his party and the Trump presidency. Scott believes that he is uniquely positioned to address growing xenophobia and racial tension in the United States. “God made me black on purpose,” Scott says. “For a specific reason. It has helped me to help others who have been locked out of opportunity in many ways.”

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