Look: Donald Trump Uses Dwyane Wade’s Cousin's Violent Death To Campaign For The Black Vote

Look: Donald Trump Uses Dwyane Wade’s Cousin's Violent Death To Campaign For The Black Vote

It’s no surprise he misspelled Dwyane’s name either.

Published August 27th

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has taken to his Twitter account today (August 27) to once again hit a new low point, offering his commentary regarding the recent loss of an innocent Black woman’s life.

Yesterday (August 26) Dwyane Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, was fatally shot when she was caught in the crossfire of an incident involving two men, all while she was pushing a stroller with one of her children.

The tragic event took place in Chicago, and as Wade worded it, the incident was yet “another act of senseless gun violence,” where “4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON.”

Trump got wind of the incident and decided to attempt to use the situation to his advantage by way of trying to win over the Black vote.

“Dwayne Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago,” Trump wrote, misspelling Wade’s first name. “Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP.”

The tweet has since had people fuming online and for good reason. Not only is Trump’s tweet highly insensitive but there’s no chance in hell he’s going to win over any votes in his transparent attempt to capitalize on a tragedy.

Take a look below at some of the outraged tweets in reaction to the latest example of Trump’s disgusting and blatant disregard for Black lives.

 

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photos from left: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Samsung)

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