Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain defended Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRed states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes from Trump Trump meets with Moon in crucial moment for Korea summit The Memo: Trump flirts with constitutional crisis MORE Friday, saying firmly that the current front-runner is not racist.

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“Donald Trump does not satisfy the definition of a racist,” Cain said on Fox News’ “Kelly File.”

Cain bashed activists who also appeared on the show to criticize Trump’s record with minorities, calling them “part of the political noise machine.”

“They are in denial that Donald Trump is someone who will be forceful in doing the things that are right for all Americans,” Cain said.

Cain spoke out against the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday, saying its only goals are “destruction and distraction.”