Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpLawmakers release defense bill with parental leave-for-Space-Force deal House Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday Houston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence MORE put forth a diverse array of speakers on the final night of Republican National Convention.

While speakers of color and women have been on the convention stage all week, Thursday’s was the most diverse group and highlighted the Republican presidential nominee's desire to make inroads into constituencies that have traditionally voted Democratic.


South Carolina pastor Mark Burns, a black man, fired up the crowd with the most spirited speech of the night.

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel declared that he is “proud to be gay” and “proud to be a Republican.”

A trio of women speakers, Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTikTok chief cancels Capitol Hill meetings, inflaming tensions Lawsuits pose new challenge for TikTok TikTok's leader to meet with lawmakers next week MORE (R-Tenn.), Oklahoma Gov. Mary Falln (R) and Dr. Lisa Shin, who is Korean, took the stage to make the case for the nominee.

And Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, received one of the most rousing receptions of the night as she detailed how her father had long hired people of all races and ethnicities.

“There have always been men of all background and ethnicities on my father’s job sights, and long before it was commonplace, you also saw women,” Ivanka Trump said. “My father values talent, he recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is color blind and gender neutral.”