AMEs Issue Statement on Black Clergy and President Trump Meeting – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

          Bishop Frank Madison Reid III and Mrs. Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker (File photos)

Editor’s note: President Donald Trump met with African American pastors at the White House on Aug. 1, and many of the attendees applauded his administration. Pastor Darryl Scott of Ohio referred to Trump as the “the most pro-black President that we’ve had in our lifetime,” according to the White House transcript of the meeting. The following editorial is a response to the gathering.

There is great alarm about the recent meeting held with some “Black Church Leaders” and Mr. Donald Trump.

These concerns are rooted and grounded in the Presidents ongoing remarks and policies that are anti-African/Caribbean nations, anti-justice for Black/Brown people and anti-the needs of children, the sick, the…

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