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He’s an immigrant from Mexico. He knew he was voting for Trump ‘from day one’

By Daniel Allott In Erie County, Donald Trump received support from some unlikely voters, including Todd Sias, a Mexican immigrant. During the 2016 presidential campaign, many journalists portrayed Donald Trump’s hardline stances on immigration and criminal justice as racist and xenophobic. But Trump received more support among most minority groups […]

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Robeson County: America’s most racially diverse rural county goes for Trump

By Daniel Allott Robeson County is one of America’s most interesting places. It’s the country’s most racially diverse rural county: roughly 38 percent American Indian, 33 percent white and 25 percent black. It is also one of North Carolina’s poorest and most violent counties. That poverty is evident in the […]

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