Republican state Rep. Werner Horn stated his case in a now-deleted Facebook post, then reaffirmed his position in multiple interviews with media outlets.
Horn initially drew attention for his comments in a Facebook post by former state House member
I felt like I was watching a Klan rally last night and Donald Trump was the Grand Imperial Wizard leading a chant to tell a black woman, a member of Congress, to go home to Africa. That is textbook racism.
The Nike commercial featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick that prompted outrage among conservatives including with President Trump upon its release last year, has scored an Emmy nomination.
"I don't think it matters. It's idiotic, what they're saying, so it doesn't matter if they're black or white." Female Trump voters in Dallas, TX, deny any element of racism in the President's comments aimed at four Democratic lawmakers, all of whom are women of color.
“So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run,” Trump said in an early morning string of tweets.
The decisions we make in the next four years will determine America’s path for the next forty. And a great deal of the progress we make–on everything from increasing economic freedom to confronting climate disruption–will depend on whether we tackle racial inequality in our lifetime. For all our country’s forward movement, Black people in America are still disproportionately excluded from systems of social protection, economic uplift, and representative democracy while facing shorter lifespans1, lower educational attainment2, and dramatic overcriminalization and incarceration compared to their white counterparts.3