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Is Anything That Trump Says About African American Communities True?

Oct 07, 2016 | 30 videos
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Donald Trump makes it sound like black Americans lead terrible lives—filled with race riots, rampant shootings, and rapid rising unemployment. He seems to think that African American communities are all equally engulfed in poverty. In this video, Atlantic senior associate editor Andrew McGill fact checks some of the candidate's more presumptuous statements about the lives of black Americans.

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Authors: Daniel Lombroso, Andrew McGill

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