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It was at a San Jose, California campaign rally in June of 2016 when then-candidate Donald Trump singled out an African American man in the audience, raising eyebrows by referring to him in possessive terms, saying:

"Oh, look at my African-American over here. Are you the greatest? Do you know what I'm talking about?"

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From telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries to attacking Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), a civil rights activist since the 1960s, President Donald Trump's racist tweets are disturbing Americans across the country.

Trump is currently on a days-long Twitter tirade against Cummings, calling him a "racist" and maligning his majority-black district in Baltimore, Maryland. The president called Baltimore "rat and rodent infested," claiming that "no human being would want to live there."

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Supporters of Alabama Democrat Doug Jones celebrate his victory over Judge Roy Moore. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Democrat Doug Jones pulled a surprise win for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat against Trump-endorsed, neo-Nazi-endorsed Republican candidate Roy Moore, who's been accused of sexual misconduct and said America was last "great" when slavery was legal. The same Roy Moore who stated in 2011 that getting rid of constitutional amendments after the 10th Amendment would ‘eliminate many problems’ in the U.S. government, and who was fired as chief justice, twice, for refusing to uphold the Constitution when he denied a federal order to permit same-sex marriage licenses in the state of Alabama.

And yet, Moore almost won the Senate seat left vacant by Jeff Sessions when the latter was appointed to Attorney General by President Donald Trump.

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[DIGEST: Politico, ABC]

Donald Trump's attempt to appeal to African-American voters in Flint, Michigan, went awry when the pastor of a historically black church took the stage to remind him that he was not there to give a political speech. The pastor interrupted Trump as he disparaged Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent.

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