‘Make Black America Great Again’: Detroit pastor tells Trump that Obama, Biden ‘never came to the hood’

A visit from former President Donald Trump was contrasted with the absence of his Democrat peers, leaving community leaders “humbled” in “the hood.”

While President Joe Biden touched down in Los Angeles Saturday to schmooze with celebrities alongside the likes of George Clooney, Julia Roberts and former President Barack Obama, the GOP leader continued paving inroads to neighborhoods hardest hit by leftist policies.

That included attending a community roundtable event at the 180 Church in Detroit, Michigan moderated by Florida Rep. Byron Donalds (R) where Senior Pastor Lorenzo Sewell recognized the unique nature of Trump’s appearance.

Wearing a t-shirt that read, “MAKE BLACK AMERICA GREAT AGAIN,” the pastor expressed, “President Trump, I’m so humbled that you would be here. President Obama never came to the hood, so to speak, right? President Joe Biden, he went to the big NAACP dinner but he never came to the hood. So, thank you.”

Joining Sewell in juxtaposing the once commander-in-chief with the current White House resident, veteran and 30 years United States Postal Service employee Carlos Chambers remarked, “I look at how Joe Biden became the president and allowed Afghanistan to collapse and allowed our soldiers to die…it angers me. And we had a president who loved our soldiers, and we need to put our president back in office.”

“I just want to know, President Trump — please don’t allow our soldiers to walk around wearing red high-heel shoes,” he added lamenting the woke focuses of the military, readily counted among the factors contributing to missed recruitment targets.

In his own words, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate addressed the border crisis as one of the main failings of Biden’s administration that had directly impacted urban communities. As residents had seen resources meant to improve their neighborhoods and keep locals safe reallocated to cover food and housing for foreign nationals that had entered the country illegally, blue cities were beginning to understand how every town was a border town.

“They’re coming into your community, and they’re taking your jobs. We have to get them out,” said Trump who also pointed out that soft-on-crime policies had made crime “most rampant here, in African-American communities,” asserting that the “black population wants law enforcement more than any other.”

“I’d like to see them fix the immigration problem and not just bicker,” 61-year-old resident Angelo Brown, who attended to see Trump “close up,” told Reuters.

“I’m still listening. I want more of a focus on American, our school system, the medical system,” he’d said while another person told the outlet, “I’m just glad anybody comes here.”

Outside the event, Sewell spoke with One America News and added of the president’s visit, “For him to come here, he’s saying, regardless of politics, people matter. For him coming here, for us, we feel like, wow, we need to make black America great again — because black America used to be the very epicenter of politics. Black America, specifically the black church, was a place that you could get the information that you needed in an objective way in order for people to make an informed decision.”

“So what we’re asking the president to do,” the pastor said, “is to make black America great again.”

Kevin Haggerty


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