Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Responds To Donald Trump’s ‘S–thole Countries’ Remark

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri took exception to Donald Trump‘s reported complaints about immigrants coming to the United States from “shithole countries.”

In a story by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Ujiri, a native of Nigeria, responded, “If I grew up in a shithole, I am proud of my shithole.”

“This summer, I went to Kigali, and Nairobi and Lagos, and I went to Kampala and Abidjan and Dakar and Johannesburg and I saw great cities, and great people. And I went to visit the refugee camp in Dadaab, and I met good people and good families with plenty of hope.


“If those places are being referred to as shitholes, go visit those places, and go meet those people.”[…]


“I don’t think it’s fair, and I don’t think it’s what inspiring leadership can be. What sense of hope are we giving people if you are calling where they live — and where they’re from — a shithole?” […]


“God doesn’t put anyone someplace permanently. I am a living testimony to that. If I grew up in a shithole, I am proud of my shithole.”

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