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Trump Called ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Kwame Jackson N-Word, Producer Says

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2024
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At the end of the first season of his reality TV show The Apprentice, Donald Trump’s choice of a winner was a matter of black and white.

And according to a former producer, Trump did not mince words about who the winner would be. In an essay for Slate, Bill Pruitt recalls how Trump, just as brash and whiny decades ago as he is now, openly used the N-word to refer to the first season’s Black finalist and was dead set against crowning him the victor.

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