Bloomberg Trashes Black and Latino Males' Workplace Ability

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Posted: Feb 18, 2020 12:50 PM
Bloomberg Trashes Black and Latino Males' Workplace Ability

Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg continues to cause a stir in the Democratic primary. After recent controversy about “stop and frisk” policy, an uncovered 2011 video shows the former mayor trashing minority voters’ ability in the workplace.

“Black and Latino males, let’s say 16 to 25, who don’t have jobs, don’t have any prospects, don’t know how to find jobs…don’t know how to behave in the workplace,” Bloomberg said.

This video surfaced after former Mayor Bloomberg’s condescending comments about American farmers:

Former Mayor Bloomberg is emerging as a top-contender in the Democratic primary, much in part to his massive spending. Bloomberg will be present on Wednesday's debate stage in Nevada with the remaining candidates, and will be the first real test of the former mayor's ability to compete in this primary.