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Haitian-American Pastor Mullery Jean-Pierre Demands Apology from Trump at MLK Celebration in Jerusalem

Speaking at a Martin Luther King Day ceremony in Jerusalem on Monday, the Haitian-born spiritual leader of a Brooklyn church demanded an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his recent racist and disparaging alleged comment about Haiti, calling it a dagger to the heart. Continue reading “Haitian-American Pastor Mullery Jean-Pierre Demands Apology from Trump at MLK Celebration in Jerusalem”

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This is How Ignorant You Have to Be to Call Haiti a ‘S***hole’

The president had no respect for Haiti. He could see as well as anyone following the news that the country was a basket case — racked by political unrest, filthy, incapable of handling its own affairs. There was no doubt his opinion of the black republic was informed by his blatant racism, which included praising members of the Ku Klux Klan. He had criticized his predecessors’ foreign wars while running for office. But in the White House, he realized he was willing to flex the country’s muscles abroad, as long as the mission fit his motto: “America first.”

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Haitian NFL Players Are Angered, Hurt But Not Surprised By Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About Their Native Country

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  • The President called the country of their origin a shithole. They know it as a beautiful if beleaguered island from which hard-working, uncomplaining immigrants come to the U.S. to build on the American dream
  • ‘We are some of the strongest people on earth. To win our independence and help other Caribbean islands get their freedom? Dealing with hurricanes and earthquakes. It shows our grit.’
  • ‘There are amazing Haitians in America who are assets to this country, who are helping both countries with hard work and charity.’
  • ‘It hurts to be judged by ignorance.’
  • ‘Why not use your gift to make the world a better place? Where’s the love?’

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WATCH: Haitian-American Republican Rep. Mia Love says Trump’s ‘S—hole Countries’ Comment Is Racist, Wants him to Apologize

Republican Rep. Mia Love has condemned Donald Trump’s comments describing Haiti and African nations as “s–thole countries,” calling the president’s words racist.

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Bill Clinton Denies Foundation Used Haiti Donations to Pay for Daughter’s Wedding

Former President Bill Clinton on Saturday denied accusations that his charity used donations for Haiti to pay for his daughter Chelsea’s wedding to investment banker Mark Mezvinsky in 2010. Continue reading “Bill Clinton Denies Foundation Used Haiti Donations to Pay for Daughter’s Wedding”

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Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries

Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX, and a prominent Southern Baptist voice, is urging President Trump’s evangelical advisers to release a statement either condoning or condemning’ his recent derogatory comments regarding immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa. Continue reading “Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries”

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U.S. President Trump Denies Using Profane Language to Describe Haiti, African Nations; Sen. Dick Durbin says Trump Is Lying

President Donald Trump denied on Friday that he had insulted Haitians amid an uproar about his reported description of African nations as “sh**hole countries”during a meeting on immigration with lawmakers. Continue reading “U.S. President Trump Denies Using Profane Language to Describe Haiti, African Nations; Sen. Dick Durbin says Trump Is Lying”