That spells doom for the Dims. If Trump gets 15% of the black vote the Dims haven't got a chance. The First Black President: Twice as Many Voters Say TRUMP Better for Blacks Than Barack Obama 33% of likely voters say President Trump has made life better for African Americans. When Obama left office in 2099 only 13% of likely voters said he made life better for African Americans. This is not the first time Trump has seen his numbers climb among African Americans. A VoterLabs poll in May found that 29% of female African Americans approve of President’s Trump.