Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain defended Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAvenatti ‘still considering’ presidential run despite domestic violence arrest Mulvaney positioning himself to be Commerce Secretary: report Kasich: Wouldn’t want presidential run to ‘diminish my voice’ 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.”