The White House Office of the Press Secretary released a statement yesterday in which United States President Donald Trump proclaimed the month of June National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. A celebration of the accomplishments of Caribbean Americans and shared history with the peoples of the Caribbean, in the statement Trump said “We are grateful for the culture Caribbean Americans have shared with our Nation and the many contributions they have made to our society.”
“Throughout our history, Caribbean-Americans have helped create and maintain the strength and independence of our Nation. Alexander Hamilton, who came from poverty in Nevis, was a key contributor to our Constitution and the first Secretary of the Treasury, helping to establish our modern financial system and to create the United States Coast Guard.”
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