For whatever reason, Donald Trump has been trying real hard to win over the Black community. This after being fined by the government for his and his father’s racist policies that kept African-Americans from renting in any of their properties. He also called for the death penalty for the Central Park 5, even though all 5 black teens, who were accused of rape, were acquitted.
On the campaign trail before the election, Trump’s slogan for African-Americans has been, “What do you have to lose?” It’s the mantra he repeated over and over again while proclaiming that Black people live in poverty in neighborhoods that are more dangerous than war zones. According to the now president-elect, Black people have horrible educations and are jobless while living in squalor.
“Our government has totally failed our African-American friends, our Hispanic friends and the people of our country. Period,” Trump said during a rally in Akron, Ohio. Last month, he rolled out a new deal for Black America.
If you haven’t seen it, here it is below. Let us know what you think about it.
1. Great Education Through School Choice. We will allow every disadvantaged child in America to attend the public, private, charter, magnet, religious or home school of their choice. School choice is the great civil rights issue of our time, and Donald Trump will be the nation’s biggest cheerleader for school choice in all 50 states. We will also ensure funding for Historic Black Colleges and Universities, more affordable 2 and 4-year college, and support for trade and vocational education.
2. Safe Communities. We will make our communities safe again. Every poor African-American child must be able to walk down the street in peace. Safety is a civil right. We will invest in training and funding both local and federal …read more