Today's column is presented as a public service.
It is for serious politicians both Democratic and Republican -- and also for Donald Trump. The urgent need for this service has been painfully obvious for many years and never more so than today. So, let's get right to it. This is: How to Talk to Black People in Eight Easy Lessons.
1. Go where we are.
You'd think that was pretty obvious. Then you remember Mr. Trump purporting to speak to black people whilst addressing audiences whose aggregate melanin wouldn't fill a Dixie cup.
2. Don't act as if going where we are requires machetes and a supply line.
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