Trump Makes Historic Gains with Minority Voters

Dr. Munr Kazmir
5 min readNov 5, 2020

Further confounding polling experts, Trump has managed to entice African-American, Latino and Hispanic-American voters away from the Dem Party.

President Donald J. Trump embraces Catherine Toney after she delivered remarks at the African American History Month Reception Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in the East Room of the White House. Toney was one of the first women released under the First Step Act. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Before the election, Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters warned that she would never forgive black voters, especially “Black young men” for supporting President Donald Trump.

“For those Black young men who think somehow they can align themselves with Trump, not only are they terribly mistaken, any of them showing their face, I will never, ever forgive them for undermining the possibility to help their own people and their own communities,” Waters said in a SiriusXM interview. “It is absolutely unconscionable. It is shameful.”

“He’s a racist. He does not have any appreciation for Black people and Black women in particular,” she continued. “He has no respect for us. He is not doing anything for us.”

Waters went on to say that the president has emboldened white supremacists and KKK members and that if he ends up winning again, this country would “go backwards”.

“It just hurts me so bad to see Blacks talking about supporting Trump,” she said. “I don’t know why they would be doing it. I don’t know what’s on their minds, but if we don’t turn out this vote, and turn it out huge, this man could end up winning again. And this country would go backwards,” Waters said.

“The divisiveness that this deplorable human being has caused, the confrontation, the dog-whistling to the right-wing, the white supremacists, the KKK, and they’re coming alive,” she added. “They’re emboldened because they’ve got a leader who wants them to do it. What did he say to the proud boys? Stand back and stand ready? Ready for what — confrontation? Give me a break, Joe. I thank you. I know you’re on it, doing everything that you can. We’ve got to shout it from the rooftops — vote, vote, vote.”

She didn’t stop there- Waters then attacked young Black men for their social media posts about “women” and “cars,” and said they will have a “price to pay for years to come if they help put Trump over and help get him elected.”

“They will go down in history as having done the most despicable thing to their families and to their communities and to their mothers and their…