OPINION: LZ Granderson on Trump’s Comments to Black Voters

In 1932 a quarter of the American workforce was unemployed, housing prices had fallen by 10.5 percent and President Herbert Hoover’s inability to turn things around paved the way for Franklin D. Roosevelt to win the White House in one of the biggest landslides in presidential election history. With FDR came the New Deal, a series of programs and initiatives designed to help those suffering from the ramifications of the Great Depression which began three years earlier. Among the new policies...