- Rev. William Barber: Trump says his scripted performance at black church in Detroit was outreach. But his policies speak louder
- He says Trump refuses to embrace a living wage, supports laws that suppress the black vote
Rev. William J. Barber II, a protestant minister, is president of the North Carolina NAACP, president of Repairers of the Breach, a progressive ecumenical organization, and founder of Moral Mondays, a grass-roots movement for racial and economic justice. He is the author of The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author
(CNN)Donald Trump has been telling African-Americans he wants our vote. He hasn't been saying it to us, exactly -- he said it last week in West Bend, Wisconsin, which is 1% black -- but we all heard about it on the news.