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For black Americans, Trump's 'shithole' comment was an insult to their histories

The president’s question was this: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”

Technically — in its own crass way — it was a policy question. Specifically, President Trump was asking why the U.S. should accept immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations instead of immigrants from wealthy Norway, according to reports of the president's remarks to congressional lawmakers at a Thursday meeting.  Read more.


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