Let me remind you, @realDonaldTrump, of your horrific record of #racism. You wanted to reinstate the #DeathPenalty for the #CentralParkFive. In 2016, you claimed they were still guilty, despite exonerating DNA evidence.
1. 1973: Trump refused to rent to black tenants; lied to blacks about vacancies
2. Black workers ordered off the floor when he visited Trump's Castle
3. 1988: Said countries "like Japan" were hurting the economic dignity of the US. Wonder who the hell wrote THAT for him?
4. 1969: After the Central Park 5 were accused of raping a NYC jogger he took out ad in local papers: "BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!" After the convictions were overturned, NYC paid a $41M settlement.
1991: In a book by the former president of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City quoted #Drumpf saying of a black accountant: "Black guys counting my money! I hate it. The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear yarmulkes every day."
1992: Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino took black & women workers off tables to accommodate a racist/bigot gambler. The result? A $200K fine.
2000: When the St. Regis Mohawk tribe proposed a casino, #Drumpf ran ads suggestion the tribe were criminals.
2004: During the 3nd season of The Apprentice, Trump fired Kevin Allen, a black contestant, for being overeducated.
2005: #Drumpf publicly proposed what amounted to "The Apprentice: White People vs. Black People."
2010: He opposed the Ground Zero mosque and wanted to buy out one of the investors. On the Letterman show he implied Muslims were "blowing us up."
2011: #Drumpf was a main proponent of #birtherism, accusing Barack Obama of not having been born in the US. He went so far as to send investigators to Hawaii to dig up the birth certificate. Reportedly he still pushes this bullshit in private to this day.
2011: #Drumpf also said Obama wasn't a good enough student to have gotten into Harvard or Columbia Law and demanded he release his transcripts. THIS from a fool who cannot speak a decent English sentence - and barely read on written for him
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