President Trump to meet with African American leaders ahead of Ford plant visit

Posted at 12:12 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 12:12:01-04

(WXYZ) — President Donald Trump will hold a roundtable with African American community and faith leaders ahead of his visit to Ford's Rawsonville plant Thursday.

The discussion with leaders will be about how to help distressed communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Data has shown that the African American community has been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

Scott Turner, Executive Director of the White House Opportunity & Revitalization Council, talked to 7 Action News Reporter Brian Abel about President Trump's roundtable visit. Watch the interview in the player above.