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Ivanka and Melania Trump Slammed for Black History Month Tweets: ‘Irony Is Dead’

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On the first day of Black History Month on Thursday, Ivanka daughter and tweeted: “During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who were sojourners for freedom — and we resolve to continue to bring greater, equality, dignity, and opportunity to all Americans, regardless of race or background.”

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Her tweet was met with widespread backlash, however, with many declaring her words hypocritical and accusing the first daughter of being “complicit” in what critics called her father’s racist agenda.

Others took issue with Trump’s reference to “all Americans” during a month intended to celebrate the historical contributions of black people in the United States.

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who were sojourners for freedom – and we resolve to continue to bring greater equality, dignity, and opportunity to all Americans, regardless of race or background.

 

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