September 5, 2020

Trump cracks down on anti-racism training as ‘propaganda’

Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump has ordered government agencies to end anti-racism training sessions for federal employees on the grounds they amount to “divisive, un-American propaganda.” The order comes as Trump works to appeal to his white, blue-collar base while fighting an uphill battle for reelection amid a fraught national reckoning over racial injustice in policing and other walks of life.In a memorandum, the White House Office of Management and Budget cited unspecified reports that “employees across the Executive Branch have been required to attend trainings where they ar…


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