““Work is more precarious today than it was in the past, and in particular, black individuals are more likely to be in precarious employment scenarios with jobs that face greater wage and work-hour volatility,” Hamilton said. “Bob Johnson’s in the billionaire’s club with Donald Trump, so it’s not surprising that they align in their vision on labor.”
Johnson, who’s been friendly with Trump through the years, said he had met with Trump at his golf club in New Jersey shortly after his win when the president-elect offered Johnson a cabinet position.”
“America’s First Black Billionaire Says Trump Economy Has Been Good For African Americans” | The Washington Post | Tracy Jan | 04/07/2018
As culture warriors pro-Trump African Americans are finding it harder to make that case. Indeed, they’ve squandered what little cred we begrudgingly gave them. More spin, less fact is now the order of the day.