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Families of MLK and Jackie Robinson object to Trump using their fathers’ images

In an effort to win over Black voters, President Trump’s reelection campaign released new social media advertisements with the images of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and Jackie Robinson.

King’s daughter, Bernice King, twitted her thoughts on Trump using her father’s image as a means to court Black voters. “My father should not be used in ways strongly misaligned with his vision and values,” King tweeted Wednesday, calling the choice “beyond insulting.

Sharon Robinson, the daughter of Jackie Robinson tweeted her disappointment in Trump using her father’s image as well.

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