LOUISIANA (BRPROUD) — On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, the son of Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) delivered the Pledge of Allegiance. Following introductory remarks by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Cedric Richmond, Jr. appeared in a navy suit with his hand over his heart. His father wiped his face and said, “This time, do it while you are smiling, okay?”
Richmond, Sr. serves the 2nd district of Louisiana which includes areas of Greater Baton Rouge and the following parishes: East Baton Rouge; West Baton Rouge; St. John the Baptist; St. James; Iberville; St. Charles; Assumption; Ascension. He also serves the majority of New Orleans.
Thursday night capped off the four-day virtual event and concluded with Joe Biden officially accepting the Democratic Presidential Nomination for the November election.