Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s nephew says President Trump is “racially ignorant” — however no longer “a racist.”
“I don’t assume Provide Trump is a racist within the traditional experience as we know on this u . s . a .,” Issac Newton Farris Jr., who stood via the president’s facet Friday as he signed a proclamation honoring the overdue civil rights leader, instructed CNN afterwards.
“i think President Trump is racially ignorant and racially uninformed. But I don’t think he is a racist within the traditional sense.”
Requested what King could have considered the president regarding African international locations as “shithole nations,” Farris told CNN that he believes his uncle might have disapproved.
Farris additionally says Trump advised him throughout a gathering after the development: “I’m no longer the individual that the media is making me out to be.”