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Debate Night at the Apollo

Anyone wandering into last week’s debate-watching party at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem might have mistaken the event for one of the venue’s famous Amateur Nights. “Is this Clinton Country?” a moderator asked, warming up the excited crowd, which erupted into loud shouting and applause. The next question—“Any Trump supporters here?”—produced a slow, echoing series of claps from one woman near the stage.
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