Samantha Bee's 'Full Frontal' Gives a Floundering President Trump Hilarious Advice for Tackling Black History Month

"Full Frontal" writer and correspondent Ashley Nicole Black has a special request for President Trump, for the remainder of February. 


"Mr. President... Hi, I'm one of 'the blacks,'" she began. "You know, the ones you call big fans of yours?"

As if her "Nasty Woman" shirt didn't give it away, she then made it clear: "We're not." 

But the "Full Frontal" writer did want to ask Trump a favor, and had heard that "a bright screen is the best way to get in touch." 

"This Black History Month, the only gift I ask of you is that you leave us alone," Ashley Nicole "told" Trump. 

"I know you feel obligated to talk about us so you don't look racist. What makes you look very racist is the people you hang out with," she added.

Steve Bannon and Jeff Sessions both topped the list. 

But there was also, "that one time you tried to send innocent black guys to the electric chair for a crime they didn't commit," she added. 

As of October 2016, Trump still believed that the five teenagers of the "Central Park Five"—four black and one hispanic—were guilty despite the fact that DNA evidence and a confession and conviction of the actual rapist exonerated them.

"You're really, really bad at talking to black people," she continued. "Everything that you say makes us like you even less."

For the "Full Frontal" writer, Trump's vague statement about abolitionist Frederick Douglass at the start of Black History Month was "worse than saying nothing."  

"Just leave us alone," she proposed. "We're OK with being ignored for the next four years. Just act like you can't see us! This is really what we all want. I talked to Frederick Douglass and he said the same thing."

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