I thought of my ancestors, both direct and collective, who had fought and died so that I might be treated as an American.
On Wednesday, April 27th, President Barack Obama, under media pressure, released a copy of his long-form birth certificate. In response, Donal Trump held a press conference in which he stated that he is very proud of himself for forcing the President to release his birth certificate.
In his blog, Baratunde Thurston puts things into perspective with the release of this video.
So, tears in my eyes, pain in my heart and rage in my soul, I composed this video message. More than written text, it comes close to expressing my full pain at witnessing a white man who was handed everything call the President of the United States (and me) a nigger.
Donald Trump’s press conference: