Donald Trump points out African-American fan

Posted at 8:10 AM, Jun 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 09:10:55-04

Donald Trump found an African-American at a rally in California this week.

"Look at my African-American over here. Look at him. Are you the greatest?" Trump said.

Some thought Trump's use of the possessive in "my African-American" came off a little racist. The moment also highlights Trump's challenge in winning support with African-American voters because he was, after all, pointing to just one African-American.

In a poll released earlier this week, a matchup between him and Hillary Clinton showed Trump dramatically trailing behind Clinton with black voters. Only 4 percent of black respondents said they'd support Trump over Clinton.

spokesperson for Trump told CNN there was "no ill will intended" and said Trump was "grateful for this person's support."

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