Dice spoke principally with Chris Cuomo about his “Contract With Black America,” a plan he launched earlier this yr to deal with racial inequality. Dice stated he has by no means met Trump and isn’t trusting both his marketing campaign or Joe Biden’s marketing campaign — he is going by motion.
“I did not run to go work with any marketing campaign. Each campaigns contacted me,” Dice stated. “Each campaigns wished to speak to me concerning the Contract with Black America. One marketing campaign stated, ‘We love what you’ve got, however let’s actually dig into after the election.’ And one marketing campaign stated ‘We love what you’ve got, do you thoughts speaking to us about it?’ And that is what I did, so I did not run to no person.”
The entertainer tweeted Wednesday that the Trump marketing campaign made changes to “their plan” for Black America after speaking to him.
Trump’s plan — dubbed the “Platinum Plan” — contains initiatives corresponding to “neighborhoods with highest policing requirements” and changing “failing faculties” with “full faculty alternative.”
Dice is keen to work with each groups, he stated, and with whomever will work with him.
“I am not enjoying no extra of those political video games, we’re not a part of a staff … so I’ll whoever’s in energy and I’ll communicate to them about our issues, particularly,” Dice stated, explaining that “our” is referring to Black Individuals. “I am not stepping into there speaking about minorities, I am not stepping into there speaking about folks of shade or variety or none of that stuff. I am going there for Black Individuals, those who’re descendants of slaves.”
Throughout Friday’s interview, Dice spoke about closing the wealth hole and the way those that haven’t got cash are disrespected on this nation.
“That is the issue in America, Black folks do not personal on capital,” he stated. “We can not survive in America one other 100 years residing like this.”
On Tuesday, Katrina Pierson, a senior adviser for the President, tweeted that Dice helped develop Trump’s “Platinum Plan.”
“Leaders gonna lead, haters gonna hate,” she wrote on Twitter. “Thanks for main!”
Ice Dice unveiled his 13-part plan in July, which included factors corresponding to police and jail reform and curiosity free loans for dwelling possession. Although he denounced Trump in 2016, he has stated in latest months that he desires change whatever the political social gathering.
“If anybody has an issue with that, it looks like a private downside,” Dice instructed Cuomo.
CNN’s Leah Asmelash contributed to this report.