Quick recap for those who missed this whole stupid excuse to beat on a successful black woman…
Rep. Frederica Wilson contradicted Trump’s story when he attacked Myeshia Johnson’s account of his “condolence” call regarding the death of her husband La David. Now Trump’s revenge against Wilson has spiraled out of control. WH Chief of Staff John Kelly has jettisoned his honor and dignity to defame the legislator, lying about an incident in which contrary video evidence exists.
Now to Trevor Noah for the rest of the story…
Meanwhile, a storm of hate has hit Wilson’s office.
(from Chop Wood, Carry Water)
“I heard and read about the awful, racist phone calls coming in to Rep Frederica Wilson and picked up the phone to give her my support today. The guy who answered the phone sounded really overwhelmed. He said it’s mostly hate mail and phone calls from all over the country but a few people have called in support.
If you have a minute, pick up the phone and let them know it’s not all racists and Trump supporters out there. Sounds like Wilson’s staff needs a hug.”
Call DC office: 202-225-4506
Call local offices: (305) 690-5905, (954) 989-2688, ext. 4
Washington DC: 2445 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC 20515
Miami Gardens: 18425 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 355, Miami Gardens, FL 33169, (305) 690-5905
Pembroke Pines: Pembroke Pines City Hall, 10100 Pines Blvd, Building B, Third Floor, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
West Park: West Park City Hall, 1965 South State Road 7, West Park, FL 33023 Phone: (954) 989-2688, ext. 4
More info: Continue reading “Show some love, California! Stand Indivisible. #StandwithFrederica.”
Minimal script: I’m calling from [___] to ask Rep./Sen. [___] to demand that the Republic National Committee reimburse American taxpayers for all costs incurred by Vice President’s pre-planned protest at the NFL game on Oct. 8th against fellow Americans peacefully and respectfully protesting in accordance with our 1st Amendment rights.
Senator Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430
Senator Harris: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (559) 497-5109, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884
Rep. Julia Brownley: (CA-26): DC (202) 225-5811, Oxnard (805) 379-1779, T.O. (805) 379-1779
Rep. Salud Carbajal: (CA-24): DC (202) 225-3601, SB (805) 730-1710 SLO (805) 546-8348
Other Rep Contacts: http://www.phoneyourrep.com
On taking a knee…
Continue reading “How much of our money did you just waste, Mr. Vice President?”
60 years ago, 9 black students needed the help of their President and 500 federal troops just to go to school in Little Rock, Arkansas.
It was and still is a very big deal.
Continue reading ““You are awake now.” Note this day.”
(Picture from newspaper record of the Cornerstone Speech, by Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens.)
“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” (Maya Angelou)
“Slavery’s twin legacies to the present are the social and economic inferiority it conferred upon blacks and the cultural racism it instilled in whites. Both continue to haunt our society. Therefore, treating slavery’s enduring legacy is necessarily controversial. Unlike slavery, racism in not over yet.“ (James W. Loewen)
“History, despite its wrenching pain,
Continue reading “This Week in Resistance – “Our Army of Bronze and its Silent War” Edition”