Donald Trump has hosted an event at the White House to honour Black History Month.
A few of the people who are part of the exhibit are Dr. Harry McDonald, who was the first black physician in Fort Smith with his own practice, and Lawrence Tidwell, who was the first African American police officer. So glad we have a white guy to clear up that whole mess for us, am I right?
However, at least one person "enjoyed it" and believes the black-lash is just a misunderstanding.
From there, he talked about past and present leaders of the black community, but kept going off track.
Early on Wednesday, in a freaky rant supposedly commemorating Black History Month, President Donald Trump made a curious statement about the 19th-century black abolitionist, activist, and writer Frederick Douglass: He "is an example of somebody who's done an fantastic job and he's being recognized more and more, I noticed".
Befitting the occasion, Trump began his speech with a shout out to his successful presidential campaign, and the numbers he received in the November election.
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"But I don't watch CNN", he said.
As for reactions to his speech, Twitter users commented on Trump's lack of awareness during the presentation as well as his lack of discussion of the black community.
Comments President Donald Trump made Wednesday at the White House during a Black History Month event left some people scratching their heads. Fake news! The statue is cherished.
Mr. Trump said, "If they're not going to solve the problem, and what you're doing is the right thing, then we're going to solve the problem for them". Fox News, he said, treats him "very nice". "Wherever Fox is, thank you". Seven people and Paris. We need more jobs, we need better wages, a lot better wages. At the helm of what Trump called the "big league" project of cleaning up inner cities is former neurosurgeon Ben Carson.
I saw you talking about it the other night, Paris, on something else that was really - you did a fantastic job the other night on a very unrelated show. Rogers is one member of the Great 8, earning her Ph.D. along with seven other African-American women at Indiana University.