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WATCH: ‘Street gang’ carolers teach white suburbanites an amazing Christmas lesson on racial stereotypes

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A newly formed black acapella group from Louisville has come up with a novel idea to launch their career by dressing in dark baggy clothing associated with street gangs and then stunning unsuspecting audiences with beautiful renditions of Christmas carols.

As reported by WDRB, the members of Linkin’ Bridge have made appearances all over Louisville — confronting residents in parking structures, banks and in wealthy neighborhoods where they break into song, surprising and delighting the appreciative listeners.

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The groups manager, Tom Mabe, had hoped that videos of the group would go viral — and he has been proven right with over 2 million online views.

“You know, I had this prank idea for over a year, and I put on Facebook that I need four or five black guys who can sing their butts off,” Mabe told WDRB. Videos of Linkin’ Bridge can  be found on Mabe’s Facebook page and on one maintained by the group.

In videos seen below, the group wanders up to a home in Louisville’s wealthy Estates of Saratoga Woods, where they stare menacingly at a door that briefly opens and closes before they break into song, drawing out the homeowner. In another video they are confronted by security in a bank before performing Silent Night.

“Pretty much the message is, whether you’re black or white, or whatever color, you can’t be judged by what you have on,” said Montre Davis of Linkin’ Bridge. “We weren’t there to do harm to anybody. We there to spread love peace and joy.”

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Watch videos below from WDRB and posted to YouTube:

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Trump falsely claims Ivanka ‘created 14 million jobs’: ‘That’s all she wants to talk about’

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While speaking to the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, President Donald Trump praised his daughter Ivanka, who he claimed had "created 14 million jobs."

"We launched the Pledge to America’s Workers, Trump explained, "367 private sector partners are providing more than 14 million skills and career training opportunities for U.S. Workers."

Trump then gave Ivanka Trump credit for the jobs.

'My daughter, Ivanka, that’s all she wants to talk about," he said. "I say, 'Ivanka, can we please talk something about.' [Ivanka replies,] 'No. I met with Wal-Mart.'"

Trump added: "When she started this 2 1/2 years ago, her goal was 500,000 jobs. She’s now created 14 million jobs."

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‘Why aren’t we?’ Trump complains that India is a ‘developing nation’ and America is not

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President Donald Trump complained that India was considered a "developing nation," while the U.S. was not.

The president on Tuesday addressed the Economic Club of New York, where he defended his decision earlier this year to end a decades-old program intended to promote economic development in other nations.

"India, we are supposed to pay them money because they're a developing nation," Trump said. "I said, we're a developing nation, too -- why aren't we?"

Trump in May terminated India's designation as a developing nation, which eliminated an exception that allowed the country to export nearly 2,000 products duty-free to the U.S.

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Trump: ‘We’ve got some lawless people in very high positions — they’re lawless’

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President Donald Trump asserted on Tuesday that there are "lawless people in very high positions" in the U.S. government.

While speaking at the Economic Club of New York, Trump spoke about appointing federal judges to fight the so-called "lawless" unnamed officials.

"So important," he insisted "We've got some lawless people in very high positions. They are lawless."

Trump, who has been accused of being a "lawless" president, did not reveal which officials he believes are lawless.

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