Before the Georgia Legislature ended its 2013 session last month, one senator took Gov. Nathan Deal to task for what the lawmaker said was a lack of racial diversity amongst appointees to various state boards and positions.
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About 3 percent of Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointments have been African-American.
State Sen. Vincent Fort during a floor speech March 26