Explained: How Trump’s strategy to deter 3.5m Black Americans from voting worked in 2016

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    In this video, we explain the key facts behind Channel 4 News’ investigation into the tactics of the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign – and why this is the latest battleground in the fight for voting rights. Channel 4 News has exclusively obtained a vast cache of data used by Trump’s 2016 campaign on almost 200 million American voters. It reveals that 3.5 million Black Americans were categorised by Donald Trump’s campaign as ‘Deterrence’ – voters they wanted to stay home on election day.   Investigations Team: Job Rabkin, Guy Basnett, Ed Howker, Janet Eastham and Heidi Pett. News Production Team: Sola Renner, Michael French, Josh Ho, Matthew Cundall, Tim Bentham, Tony Fryer, Dani Isdale and Anna-Lisa Fuglesang. ——- Watch more of our explainer series here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXjqQf1xYLQ6bu-iixvoFTVsiXQVlVniX Get more news at our site – https://www.channel4.com/news/ Follow us: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/Channel4News

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