A tweet by Graeme Wood said:
Randomly selected example: observe how many African-American U.S. ambassadors are sent to "black" countries, how few to Europe: http://www.blackpast.org/african-american-u-s-ambassadors-1869
By my count, 126-16. This is some combination of strange/troubling/scandalous
Wood claims that it's because many people, including US liberals, think that minorities "must only study themselves".
Why does the United States mainly send African-American ambassadors to African countries? And is it an ongoing practice?