Since winning the 2020 presidential election, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been assembling a cabinet and team of senior officials who are bringing professionalism back to the White House. It's also becoming one of the most diverse administrations in U.S. history. Given the continued and decisive support that Biden and Harris received from Black America, which proved crucial at each step along the way to their eventual victory, the incoming administration has signaled that it is serious about Black representation and addressing issues that impact our community.

Therefore, it is disturbing that some of the names being discussed for outstanding roles within the administration are people whose histories and track records would undermine the confidence Black people have in the new administration and the ability of the Biden-Harris team to finally address longstanding issues that disproportionately affect us.

Here are five people reportedly under consideration who simply should not be: