President Trump’s history of berating and avoiding the questions of women journalists of color in person and online has been widely documented and impossible to ignore.
This week was no exception.
On March 26, Trump told Fox News’s Sean Hannity that he doubts the coronavirus battle requires the number of medical equipment pieces requested by some states.
At Sunday’s coronavirus press conference, PBS correspondent Yamiche Alcindor—a black woman—asked the president a question many of us were wondering: Could Trump really think governors are asking for equipment they don’t actually need?
In response, President Trump interrupted, attacked and insulted Alcindor.
“It’s always getcha, getcha, getcha,” Trump snapped. “That’s why nobody trusts the media anymore. That’s why you used to work…