“Usually, Republican nominees are not bold enough to go into communities of color and compete for all ears and all votes. Mr. Trump deserves credit,” she added.
Clinton has held an overwhelming advantage among black voters in recent polls.
"Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future,” Trump told a mostly white crowd at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, Mississippi, earlier this week.
Discussing the widespread criticism of his remarks, Conway said this morning, "Have you seen what this man has been called on a regular basis?"
The interview also covered Trump's immigration plan, the details of which have been questioned in recent days, after the Republican nominee appeared to soften his stance on the issue.
She suggested that some of the confusion around how Trump would execute his immigration plan stemmed from its scope, and the degree to which it represented a new phenomenon.
"This has never been tried on such a scale," she said.
Conway referred to the record-setting number of deportations conducted by President Obama as a precedent for how Trump would deal with the issue, and added that Trump would provide "absolutely no amnesty."
He's "going to build a wall, and protect the [American] worker," she said.