In the hours after the deadly attack on police officers in Dallas, Donald Trump offered his “thoughts and prayers” for all the victims of the week’s violence — including two black men killed by the police in separate incidents in Minnesota and Louisiana.
Less than two weeks later, there are few signs of sympathy for African-American victims of police shootings inside Trump’s presidential nominating convention.
A speaking lineup arranged by Trump’s campaign, facing an overwhelmingly white audience in a majority-black city, has repeatedly belittled the black community’s frustration. There have been almost no references to black victims of police brutality. (San Francisco Chronicle)