By popular demand, this is an extended cut of the original version of this debate we published here on YouTube (watch the original debate here:
Who voted for Donald Trump? Who voted for Barack Obama? What’s it like seeing a black person wearing a MAGA hat? Has the black vote been taken for granted?
Black conservatives and liberals hash it out in the VICE Office.
Watch the full-length documentary: The Young Black Conservatives of Trump’s America —
TIMECODES OF WHAT WAS DISCUSSED:
0:57 – What first comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump?
1:59 – “Drain the swap” and capitalism
3:28 – Who here voted for Donald Trump?
4:54 – What is your impression when you see a black person wearing a MAGA hat?
5:51 – Black conservatives talk about how they’re treated in the black community
9:17 – Who here voted for Obama?
11:06 – Who was disappointed by Obama’s presidency?
15:34 – Issues with the Trump presidency
16:28 – Why vote for Donald Trump?
19:55 – Disagreements on systems of oppression – welfare, taxes, etc
23:29 – Policies that Republicans and Democrats disagree on that help and hinder the black community
26:09 – Black wealth and reparations
29:24 – Black voters being synonymous with the Democratic party
32:26 – Student loans and college
35:22 – Should the black vote be courted?
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