Despite Allegedly Using N-Word, Trump Sees Increase In Black Supporters

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Maybe the Black community doesn’t hate Trump as initially assumed as the American President saw a surge in his support from Black Americans

This comes even after reports emerged that Trump used the N-word in a recording while on the TV Show ‘The Apprentice’

At the moment, the approval rating from the Black community sits at 36% which represents double of what it was last year and it’s more than triple what it was in 2016 when it sat at a depressing 8%

What are the reasons for this? Well, it is speculated that it is largely due to Black unemployment reaching new low levels as it was 5.9% in May

“More Americans, including black Americans, are finding job opportunities – and by that I mean, it’s not just ‘you must take the one job you find.’ You are seeing that there are multiple opportunities…”Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Research said.

READ: Trump Responds To Jay Z’s ‘Racist Superbug’ Comment

Meanwhile, Kanye West had to come out to defend his views on Trump after he was grilled on a late night show with Jimmy Kimmel.

He rejected the notion that Black people are automatically Democrats even though historically Black people have usually voted for a Democrat.

West said: “As a musician, African-American guy out in Hollywood…everyone around me tried to pick my candidate for me. And then told me every time I said I liked Trump that I couldn’t say it out loud or my career would be over, I’d get kicked out of the black community, because blacks, we’re supposed to have a monolithic thought – we can only be Democrats…”

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