“Maybe Hate Is What We Need”: Part 2 of the Complete (and growing) Timeline of Trump Hatred.

A History of Donald Trump’s racism. Here is part 2 covering the start of the Trump Presidency.

Malcolm Johnson
110 min readDec 28, 2019


25 January 2017: Trump Supporter attacks Muslim Stewardess:⁠

At JFK International Airport in New York, a female Delta employee, wearing a hijab in accordance with her Muslim faith, was “physically and verbally” attacked by 57-year-old Robin Rhodes of Worcester, Mass., “for no apparent reason,” prosecutors said at the time. When the victim asked Brown what she did to him, he replied: “You did nothing, but … [Expletive] Islam. [Expletive] ISIS. Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you.”

Rhodes ultimately pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of “menacing,” and he was sentenced to probation.

30 January 2017: Trump fires Sally Yates:⁠

Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. According to his statement, the reason was that she had “betrayed the Department of Justice” by refusing to defend Trump’s travel ban in court.

February 2017: Charlottesville votes to remove a Confederate Statue:⁠

The Charlottesville City Council votes to remove a statue of Confederate war hero Robert E. Lee.

February 2017: Milo Yiannopoulos talk at UC Berkeley cancelled after protests erupt:⁠

A talk at the University of California at Berkeley by Milo Yiannopoulos , a polarizing Breitbart News editor, was canceled Wednesday out of safety concerns after protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and started a bonfire.

The decision was made two hours before the Wednesday night event because a crowd of more than 1,500 had gathered outside the venue, the university said in a statement.

“Of paramount importance this evening was the campus’s commitment to ensure the safety and security of those attending the event, the speaker, those who came to engage in lawful protest, as well as members of the public and the…