As President Trump gains more ground with black Americans, particularly black men, BET co-founder Robert Johnson says that another four years would be great for black America.
Speaking with CNBC, Johnson, who previously signaled he would vote for Trump in the 2020 election, said that Trump’s focus on building the economy and creating jobs strongly benefits the black community.
“I’m not fearful that a Trump reelection is gonna be an assault on the political, cultural, social rights of black Americans,” Johnson said. “It didn’t show up in the past four years in terms of economic opportunity, and so, [to me], I don’t see what the black community has gotten over the past eight years of Democratic leadership.”
Johnson also noted that many of Biden’s big promises, such as reparations, will not see the light of day.
Earlier in the segment, Johnson said that Black Americans overwhelmingly vote Democrat every election cycle, noting this has yielded little fruit.
“I think black Americans are getting a little bit tired of delivering huge votes for the Democrats and seeing minimal return in terms of economic wealth, closing the wealth gap, job creation, job opportunities,” he said. “And Joe Biden was not an inspiring candidate for many black Americans. And some of them stayed home, some of them voted for Trump.” Read more…