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Conservative 'Media Watchdog' Thinks MSNBC Anchor's Skin Is Too Light To Be Called African-American

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: (L-R) Karen Finney, Rosario Dawson, Maria Teresa Kumar, Wilmer Valderrama and Jose Diaz Balart p
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: (L-R) Karen Finney, Rosario Dawson, Maria Teresa Kumar, Wilmer Valderrama and Jose Diaz Balart pose for a photo during the Voto Latino's 2013 Inauguration Celebration at Oya Restaurant on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Former Democratic strategist Karen Finney, who was once the first African-American spokeswoman for the Democratic National Committee, was revealed today to be the new host of a 4 p.m. weekend show on MSNBC. Good for her, and good for MSNBC, which adds Finney, pictured at left, to an already diverse roster of talking heads that includes Chris Hayes, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Al Sharpton.

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