Fact checking Rep. Byron Donalds on Black family being together more in Jim Crow than today

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Florida’s Rep. Byron Donald s’ comments at a “Blacks for Trump” meeting in Philadelphia have landed him in a maelstrom of responses.

Recently, Rep. Byrons attended an event highlighting cigar and cognac tasting as local Black Trump supporters talked about politics. In it, Rep. Donalds said the Black family was “more together” during Jim Crow than any other time in American history. Essentially, he leap-frogged over systemic issues that dismantled Black families and failed to give numbers with an assessment that is flowed and inaccurate. Then came the responses, including ours.

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