“Inherent racism” in the American people has been used by Donald Trump to boost his campaign. This is according to former US President and evangelical preacher Jimmy Carter who offered a damning indictment of the Trump’s candidacy. In an interview with The New York Times Carter said the Trump campaign’s success was due to his “heavily racial overtone”.

The 39th President, now 91, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for promoting human rights around the world. He accused Trump of violating “basic human rights” in his targeting of Mexican and Muslim immigrants. “When you single out any particular group of people for secondary citizenship status, that’s a violation of basic human rights,” said Carter. READ MORE