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Trump tweet to civil rights icon sparks ire from local leader




Screengrab of a tweet in which President-elect Donald Trump criticizes civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis.
Screengrab of a tweet in which President-elect Donald Trump criticizes civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis.

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Across the country yesterday, people gathered to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

But to some, observances this year were marred by a rift between President-elect Donald Trump and civil rights icon, Georgia Congressman John Lewis.

Lewis has said Trump is not a "legitimate" president. On Saturday, the President-elect fired back, Tweeting that Lewis is "all talk and no action." 

Civil rights leaders and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle were quick to condemn the remarks.

So what might this weekend's exchange signal about the future relationship between the White House and the African American community?

For answers,  Take Two spoke to Tyrone Howard, director of UCLA's Black Male Institute. 

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview. 



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