Are Trump's efforts to reach Black voters sincere? | The Tylt

Are Trump's efforts to reach Black voters sincere?

Donald Trump has been courting African-American voters this past week, with whom he's currently polling at about 2 percent. But he's come under fire for speaking in overwhelmingly white communities, and making offensive and inaccurate claims about the Black community. Skeptics think he's just trying to soften his bigoted image. What do you think? VOTE BELOW!

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Are Trump's efforts to reach Black voters sincere?
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Are Trump's efforts to reach Black voters sincere?
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Commentator Charles M. Blow noted that while many in the media were buying Trump's new appeal, Black voters are not.
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Blow is actually disgusted that people are falling for what he sees as a cynical gambit.
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Trump's campaign manager Kellyann Conway defended the candidate, and said she was very moved by his appeal to African-Americans.
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But others insist Trump has no real interest in connecting with African-American voters. He's just trying to reassure moderate whites that he's not as racist as he seems.
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Others say he's sincere.
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Most Black voters believe Trump's appeal wasn't really aimed at them. And comments from the candidate such as "What do you have to lose?" coupled with wildly inaccurate statistics about Black unemployment just turned African Americans off even further.
FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Are Trump's efforts to reach Black voters sincere?
#TrumpIsSincere
A festive crown for the winner
#TrumpsFakeOutreach