Activists say Trump imperils 'critical' race relations

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 18, 2016US race relations are at a critical juncture and threaten to spiral out of control if Donald Trump is elected president, say members of America’s largest civil rights organization. “There are people out here who want to create a racial war and if we’re not careful we’re going to fall into that,” said Moneuc Conners, 50, a former local NAACP chapter president working two jobs in Indiana. On Sunday, a black Iraq veteran, seemingly incensed by racial bias towards African Americans, shot dead three police officers, one of them black, in the Louisiana city of Baton Rouge.

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