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Former US ambassador to UN says Africa's response to Trump's 'shithole' comments is unprecedented

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The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations called President Donald's comments in an immigration meeting on Thursday racist.
Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as "shithole countries."
Former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power said she's never seen a response from African nations to the United States like this before.
JOHANNESBURG - The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations has issued an extraordinary statement condemning the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" by President Donald Trump and demanding a...
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Martin Luther King Jr's daughter says Trump's presidency is an opportunity for the US to 'correct itself'

Martin Luther King Jr's daughter says Trump's presidency is an opportunity for the US to 'correct itself'

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Bernice King, says President Trump's election is a chance for the US to "correct itself."
King said the best thing President Trump could do to honor her father on Monday would be to avoiding using Twitter in an "inappropriate way."
Her brother, Martin Luther King III told the Associated Press "I would like to believe that the president's intentions are not to be divisive, but much of what he says seems or feels to be divisive."
ATLANTA - The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial...
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