Donald Trump’s Casinos Hid Black Employees Whenever Trump Would Visit

Sadly, it's unsurprising.

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Donald Trump, the racist, sexist, classist, and pretty much every other -ist, presidential candidate who wants to “Make America Great Again” has been inspiring nasty racist behavior since the eighties, a new report reveals. A New Yorker story on New Jersey’s Atlantic City includes a firsthand account from an ex-Trump employee, a black man who said black people were hidden whenever Trump would visit. 

The man, Kip Brown, told the New Yorker’s Nick Paumgarten that he used to work at Trump’s Castle, now called the Golden Nugget, stripping and waxing floors while also bussing tables at the Showboat. Brown recalled,  

"When Donald and Ivana came to the casino, the bosses would order all the black people off the floor. It was the eighties, I was a teen-ager, but I remember it: they put us all in the back."

It’s unclear if this was an order from Trump himself or a decision casino bosses made for themselves. Either way, it’s an example of the hostile environments Trump continues to create, unfortunately for us, on a national level this time. 

[via Mother Jones]

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