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Trump Reportedly Approves Race Summit With Colin Kaepernick

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President Donald Trump has approved a White House summit to discuss race and has invited Colin Kaepernick and Kanye West, a pastor who met with Trump told People magazine.

Football great Jim Brown and legendary boxer Mike Tyson also will be on the guest list, according to the Rev. Darrell Scott, a White House outside adviser who said he spoke to Trump in the Oval Office Thursday during an event for the National Day of Prayer.

Scott said the president was committed to the multiracial gathering, which will include musicians and athletes in perhaps early summer.

“He is 100 percent for it,” Scott said. “He’s very enthusiastic about it.”

Trump, whose history is rife with racist comments and behavior, will be there, Scott said. “We don’t want to sanitize it,” Scott said. “I want people from the left to attend. I want it to get heated, but I want it to be respectful.”

Scott is organizing the summit with Andrew Giuliani, a top aide in the White House Office of Public Liason and son of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, reported Politico, which described plans for the race conference as preliminary.

Pastor Darrell Scott and President Donald Trump shake hands at the the National Day of Prayer ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images)
Pastor Darrell Scott and President Donald Trump shake hands at the the National Day of Prayer ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images)

Kaepernick may be the most surprising invitee, given Trump’s criticism of the NFL quarterback and the league after he started a widespread movement of athletes kneeling for the national anthem in protest of racial injustice and police brutality. He did not play in the league last season and has filed a grievance alleging the NFL has conspired to keep him out of a job because of his activism.

Rapper West, a Trump supporter, drew outrage recently when he called slavery “a choice.”

Colin Kaepernick has drawn the ire of President Donald Trump for his national anthem protests. (Photo: Michael Tran via Getty Images)
Colin Kaepernick has drawn the ire of President Donald Trump for his national anthem protests. (Photo: Michael Tran via Getty Images)

Asked to comment on the summit report, a rep for Kaepernick told HuffPost on Friday: “Colin isn’t doing any media at this time.”

HuffPost also reached out to the White House but did not immediately receive a reply.

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White City

Wow, we heard of "white flight" before but this is ridiculous! (via <a href="http://failblog.org/2010/08/09/epic-fail-photos-name-fail-15-5/" target="_hplink">Fail Blog</a>)
Wow, we heard of "white flight" before but this is ridiculous! (via Fail Blog)

White Power Audi

We'd make a joke about it being a German car, but we know your mind already went there. (via <a href="http://www.11points.com/Misc/11_Accidentally_Racist_Product_and_Company_Names" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)
We'd make a joke about it being a German car, but we know your mind already went there. (via 11 Points)

Barney

Hey! What the hell, Barney? (via <a href="http://www.photobasement.com/barney-is-racist/" target="_hplink">PhotoBasement</a>)
Hey! What the hell, Barney? (via PhotoBasement)

Segregation Signs?

Let's hope these towns were named a long, long time ago. (via <a href="http://www.shipbrook.com/jeff/blog/images/Whitestown-Brownsburg-small.jpg" target="_hplink">Leapfish</a>)
Let's hope these towns were named a long, long time ago. (via Leapfish)

KKK

"Not Quite Perfect" is a real understatement here. (via <a href="http://failblog.org/2009/01/01/tiny-flaw-big-fail/" target="_hplink">Fail Blog</a>)
"Not Quite Perfect" is a real understatement here. (via Fail Blog)

i.Beat blaxx

Yikes... No matter how many x's you put on there it's pretty obvious what "i.Beat Blaxx" sounds like. (via <a href="http://www.11points.com/Misc/11_Accidentally_Racist_Product_and_Company_Names" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)
Yikes... No matter how many x's you put on there it's pretty obvious what "i.Beat Blaxx" sounds like. (via 11 Points)

Corkscrew

The addition of "waiter" in this description doesn't really do much good, does it? (via <a href="http://www.bsideblog.com/images/2008/08/crate-barrel.jpg" target="_hplink">bsideblog.com</a>)
The addition of "waiter" in this description doesn't really do much good, does it? (via bsideblog.com)

Nazi Fail

There's something about that daybed that just doesn't sit well with us, but we can't put our finger on it... (via <a href="http://failblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/128914914137217939.jpg" target="_hplink">Fail Blog</a>)
There's something about that daybed that just doesn't sit well with us, but we can't put our finger on it... (via Fail Blog)

Black Kid's Desk

"Kid's Desk In Black" would have been a better way to put it, no? (via <a href="http://www.11points.com/Misc/11_Accidentally_Racist_Product_and_Company_Names" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)
"Kid's Desk In Black" would have been a better way to put it, no? (via 11 Points)

Pizza With A Side Of Racism

A Papa John's customer snapped a photo of her receipt, which contained an <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/07/lady-chinky-eyes-papa-johns-store-uses-receipt-to-call-woman-racial-slur_n_1191434.html" target="_hplink">offensive racial slur</a> in place of the customer's name.
A Papa John's customer snapped a photo of her receipt, which contained an offensive racial slur in place of the customer's name.

'Best Butt' Discount

One woman was surprised to find that along with her veggie bowl, she received a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/21/best-butt-discount-customer-receipt_n_1819442.html" target="_hplink">discount for having the 'best butt'</a> and being the 'best looking' person in the fast food joint.
One woman was surprised to find that along with her veggie bowl, she received a discount for having the 'best butt' and being the 'best looking' person in the fast food joint.

Dry Cleaner Gaffe

A customer got quite a surprise when he picked up his freshly-laundered shirts. The anonymous consumer, dubbed <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/27/dry-cleaner-dubs-customer_n_1834484.html" target="_hplink">'Asshole, Alex'</a> apparently had the cleaning bill comped.
A customer got quite a surprise when he picked up his freshly-laundered shirts. The anonymous consumer, dubbed 'Asshole, Alex' apparently had the cleaning bill comped.

Profanity-Laden Receipt

Two Burger King employees were fired after a customer noticed that his <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/17/burger-king-f_ck-you-receipt_n_785143.html" target="_hplink">receipt read 'F*ck You'</a> where it would normally say 'Thank You'.
Two Burger King employees were fired after a customer noticed that his receipt read 'F*ck You' where it would normally say 'Thank You'.

Bruins Celebrate In Style

After the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup, they partied... hard. The team apparently <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/23/boston-bruins-bar-tab-infographic_n_883071.html" target="_hplink">rang up a $156,000 bar tab</a> at a nightclub in the Foxwoods Casino, according to the <em>Boston Globe</em>.
After the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup, they partied... hard. The team apparently rang up a $156,000 bar tab at a nightclub in the Foxwoods Casino, according to the Boston Globe.

Restaurant Settles Suit Over Racial Slurs

A California steak house settled a lawsuit with a customer that claimed his <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/15/racist-restaurant-receipts_n_1279363.html" target="_hplink">credit receipts contained several racial slurs</a> where his name should have been.
A California steak house settled a lawsuit with a customer that claimed his credit receipts contained several racial slurs where his name should have been.

Radio Shack Refund Gets Ugly

A Maryland woman got a little something extra along with her refund when she discovered that an <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/13/radio-shack-receipt-ugly-itch-insults-shanae-lewis_n_1342834.html" target="_hplink">associate deemed her an 'ugly itch'</a> from 'ghettohood, USA'.
A Maryland woman got a little something extra along with her refund when she discovered that an associate deemed her an 'ugly itch' from 'ghettohood, USA'.

Chick-Fil-A In Hot Water

Chick-Fil-A garnered national attention after a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/13/chick-fil-a-ching-chong-r_n_1146266.html" target="_hplink">customer snapped a photo</a> of two receipts that had labeled Asian-American customers as 'Ching' and 'Chong'.
Chick-Fil-A garnered national attention after a customer snapped a photo of two receipts that had labeled Asian-American customers as 'Ching' and 'Chong'.

Walmart Customers Find Jesus

A couple claimed their <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/18/jesus-in-walmart-receipt_n_901548.html" target="_hplink">Walmart receipt contained the face of the Son of God</a>.

Now THAT'S An Account Balance

An ATM customer found this surprising receipt still in the machine. The receipt, which shows a whopping <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/30/100-million-atm-receipt_n_887993.html" target="_hplink">balance of nearly $100 million</a>, supposedly belonged to hedge fund manager David Tepper.
An ATM customer found this surprising receipt still in the machine. The receipt, which shows a whopping balance of nearly $100 million, supposedly belonged to hedge fund manager David Tepper.

Server Has Choice Words For Kids

A server at a Chichos Pizza <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/21/high-as-shit-kids-receipt_n_1291724.html" target="_hplink">restaurant labeled his customers</a> as 'high as shit kids'. Fortunately, the customers had a sense of humor and posted the receipt to Reddit to much fanfare.
A server at a Chichos Pizza restaurant labeled his customers as 'high as shit kids'. Fortunately, the customers had a sense of humor and posted the receipt to Reddit to much fanfare.

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