Of their e book Steadfast Democrats, printed in February this 12 months, Ismail White and Chryl Laird advised the rationale black voters have so constantly voted Democrat prior to now was not due to a unified ideology, however due to “social stress from different black voters”. Organisations akin to Blexit, headed up by right-wing character Candace Owens, gained growing prominence too. And this 12 months, a number of black celebrities appeared to voice their assist for Mr Trump, together with rappers Curtis Jackson (aka “50 Cent”) and Ice Dice – though 50 Cent later rowed again his endorsement, and Ice Dice, who had backed Mr Trump’s Platinum Plan, distanced himself from the president’s precise marketing campaign.