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A Donald Trump campaign chair in Ohio who said there was “no racism” until eight years ago and that the struggles of blacks are their “own fault” resigned Thursday, just hours after her comments were published.
She will be replaced by an African-American woman — who was once an outspoken Trump critic.
The ousted campaign chair, Kathy Miller, ran her racially insensitive mouth in a video interview with The Guardian, which was published Thursday morning.
In the clip, Miller said there was no racism in America “until Obama got elected.”
“Growing up as a kid, there was no racism, believe me,” Miller, who grew up in the ‘60s, told The Guardian.
“We were just all kids going to school.”
Miller also called the Black Lives Matter movement “a stupid waste of time” and said black voter turnout is relatively low because of “the way they’ve been raised.”
In the first debate of the general election Monday, Donald Trump could face the most searing media spotlight of his candidacy. But in anticipation of that moment, Trump has dodged the press corps rather than confront it.
Although Trump earlier in his campaign blitzed television news, at times even monopolizing coverage, he has recently broken with this style and blatantly avoided the media — going nearly two months without a press conference, refusing to seat the traveling press corps on his campaign jet as Hillary Clinton has done, and only sporadically agreeing to interviews.
The strategic shift comes as Trump and his aides have attempted to keep the campaign on message, rather than veering off into controversies of the candidate’s creation.
When Trump has agreed to speak to the press lately, he has favored friendly turf, often on Fox News. On Wednesday, Trump taped a town hall event with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity, who this week appeared in an ad affirming his support for Trump.
Trump has been hiding from the media for nearly two months ago now
But that goes back to taxes raised in affluent communities go to their schools instead of a statewide pool where every school gets an equal amount
That goes back to the families and households.
Asians are notorious for putting extreme value on education, almost to a fault. They also earn more than everyone including whites.
originally posted by: Byrd
originally posted by: Edumakated
originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: Edumakated
Yes you have more personal experience than me, but you keep acting like your situation was the only one that matters.
That is false.
No, but just pointing out that racism is hardly holding anyone back. Show me where someone has been held back solely because of racism and not their own personal decision making.
I take it that you weren't in the police or fire department of a major metropolitan area.
Although I'm not Black, I had Black coworkers who filed complaints after being passed over for promotion (unqualified people were promoted while they were left in a low level position.) Since I'm NOT Black, I also heard White colleagues talking about resigning if a Black was promoted (actually, this was in an IT department... and Joe was promoted to section supervisor and there was a lot of outrage.) I heard discussion of retaliation against these Black colleagues.
This was in 1987-1990. There've been lots of lawsuits over police and fire departments not offering positions and advancement to Blacks since then (and Latinos and so forth.) Heck, just google it. It's still going on and it's real.