Black Student Yells ‘I’m Off the Plantation’ at Don Trump Jr.’s Event

A black student at an event where Donald Trump, Jr., was in attendance was so excited to see the president’s son that he yelled, “I’m off the plantation.”

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The incident occurred when Trump, Jr., appeared at the Turning Point USA Young Black Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, Daily Caller reported.

This first annual summit featured hundreds of young black conservatives from across the nation who gathered in D.C. to listen to a group of speakers regale them on the principles of conservatism.

“Don Jr. opened up the event with a speech about the president’s accomplishments for all Americans, including black Americans,” Daily Caller reported.

The crowd was totally enthused by the event.

The crowd called out “USA, USA” during the speech and also chanted “Build The Wall.”

At one point, when Trump, Jr., was discussing the historically low unemployment for the black community, one black student yelled out, “I’m off the plantation.”

The phrase is well-worn for conservatives who describe black people who have stopped supporting liberals as having gone off the liberal plantation.

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Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.

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