Candidates of color get off the sidelines in the age of Trump: ‘The soul of America is at stake right now’

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( CNN) For Dave Min, Election Day was a wake-up announcement. President Donald Trump’s travel ban was a catalyst.

“It experienced very personal being the son of immigrants myself to feel like this country was going to single out beings based on their country of origin and their religion, ” Min told CNN in an interview.

While Min experienced pulled to run for place, he confessed it was a hard decision. “Last fall, I was instructing football and barbecuing every possibility I could get — I was a total dad, ” he said. “But on the other hand, the stakes are so high-pitched. The being of America is at post right now.”