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You may have heard that today was Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. What fun, eh?
Picture: AFP/Getty Images / Mark Ralston
Picture: AFP/ Getty Images / Mark Ralston
As the cameras pan over the democracy fans though, something becomes increasingly apparent.
It would appear from pictures and footage of the event, that the crowd is overwhelmingly white.
A number of people pointed this out on Twitter:
.@CherylRofer The early inauguration crowd is easily 97% white. — Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)
As I look out in this inauguration crowd all I see is white — lk (@lk)
Apart from Mr & Mrs Obama try spotting an non-white face in the crowd it is virtually impossible. #inauguration — Callum Mccrae (@Callum Mccrae)
Like, a lot of people are noticing it.
Looking for diversity in podium and in #Inauguration crowd - @ABC @abcnews @GMA @RobinRoberts DC is 50% black Audi… https://t.co/EVIf8tA4Th — Mark A (@Mark A)
Check out the gathered crowd. Make America white again, is it?!
#Inauguration — Dirk Kirchberg (@Dirk Kirchberg)
Picture: Getty Images
Trump's newly appointed cabinet is also made of mainly of white men, while America's non-white population is around 37 per cent.
The newly sworn in president only won eight per cent of the black vote in the election, compared to 58 per cent of the white vote.
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