Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 'Blacks Can Come From Streets And Own Busineses
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

It seems that the Republican National Convention isn’t short on its insults towards African Americans.

A day after two attendees were ejected from the convention for throwing peanuts at a black CNN camerawoman, Ohio Governor John Kasich is in hot water for controversial comments about African Americans.

According to the Huffington Post’s Jon Ward, the Ohio governor said that African Americans need to be convinced that they can “come off the streets” and become small business owners.

The comment came during an event hosted by the website.

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