More minority federal judges have been appointed under Democratic than Republican presidents
Since 1945, Democratic presidents have appointed three times as many black judges, and also more Hispanic and Asian judges, to the federal bench as their Republican counterparts.
Blacks have made gains in U.S. political leadership, but gaps remain
In 1965, there were no black senators or governors, and just six House members were black. By 2015, there was more representation in some areas but little change in others.