Congressional Black Caucus Disgusted with President Trump’s Inability to Handle Race Relations – News

While President Trump continues to condemn NFL players for taking a knee during the national anthem, going as far as to call these athletes (some of which are dedicated philanthropists) “sons of bitches,” the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is lashing out against the White House, expressing disdain for the way the president is handing race relations in the United States.

On Thursday, Cedric Richmond, chair of the CBC, fired off letter to President Trump, criticizing him for his “calculated, divisive response to nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racial injustice by professional football players, owners, coaches, and countless other patriots.”

Last night, Richmond told CNN that he wants to prevent a nation seemingly fixated on which national anthem pose is a greater signifier of American patriotism from forgetting how racism, inequality and injustice still continues to threaten the pulse of the African American community.

“What I don’t want to do is to allow this country, people of good will, who believe in equality, justice and all those things to get side tracked on whether you’re standing or kneeling at the flag,” he

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