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The White House has released a photo of its newest batch of interns.
It shows President Donald Trump posing with the spring intake, and people have noticed something about the photo:
There appears to be only one or two people of colour in the photograph above.
People quickly picked up on the lack of diversity:
The Trump White House interns could be the whitest group I’ve ever encountered.
And I’m including the Nantucket Y… https://t.co/GnmKL84WHV — ian bremmer (@ian bremmer)
@rob_bennett Looks about white to me. — Audra McDonald (@Audra McDonald)
The US Census Bureau estimates that around three-fifths of the population is non-Hispanic white, however the photograph shows that the vast majority of the interns are.
White House interns, 2018 and 2015 https://t.co/1ZlWxal931 — Helen Kennedy (@Helen Kennedy)
White House interns sure look less different these days. https://t.co/T72cobobAa — ian bremmer (@ian bremmer)
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