Tag: Black

Trump Tweets Faulty Black Approval Claim

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings among African Americans have declined, not “doubled,” as the president claimed in a recent tweet. The source of Trump’s boast appears to be a misreading of data from the online polling firm SurveyMonkey. Weekly surveys…

Trump’s False Black Home Ownership Claim

President Donald Trump made the false claim that “black home ownership just hit the highest level it has ever been in the history of our country.” That’s not remotely accurate. The National Association of Realtors referred us to the Census Bureau,…

Trump and the Black Vote

In boasting of his support among African American voters, Donald Trump made some false and misleading statements: Trump claimed “African American youth is 58 percent unemployed.” The official unemployment rate for blacks ages 16 to 19 in January was 25.2 percent.…