Trump’s Budget Raises Concerns for Black Americans – Atlanta Black Star


Trump’s Budget Raises Concerns for Black Americans – Atlanta Black Star

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President Donald Trump has proposed a number of policies that would hurt low-income Americans, who are predominately Black.(Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)
Before Donald Trump became president, he asked African-Americans on the campaign trail: “What do you have to lose?” Behind the question was a declaration that he would in particular help those struggling in inner cities.
But after the May 23 release of his administration’s 2018 budget, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” some are questioning whether the deep cuts to programs for the poor, health services, educational aid and other federal funding could instead do …

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