President Donald Trump didn’t move his rally because he cares about Juneteenth — what should be a national holiday. He moved his hate rally from Friday to Saturday because he wants Black voters to support him in November. Nevertheless, Trump already knows he’s going to lose the Black vote by a landslide. He’s not that dumb. So what’s his true reasoning for moving the rally?
President Donald Trump said Friday in a series of tweets that he is rescheduling his first campaign rally in months to a day later so it won’t conflict with the Juneteenth observance of the end of slavery in the United States.
For some reason, some police officers find amusement in hearing us say, “I can’t breathe” and then apply more pressure. If this didn’t happen to George Floyd, it would eventually happen to someone else. And I think it will still happen to someone else because America is still racist.
A long-sought federal anti-lynching bill that has stalled in Congress is included in the package.
I am a teacher, but before that, I am mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend, a Black woman. I raised my right hand and swore to defend this country against all enemies, both foreign and domestic—I am a veteran. I would have laid down my life in defense of this country—will this country lay down racism for us?
The stars of the hit reality television show The Real Housewives of Atlanta are working more effectively to address the problem of anti-Blackness than many democratic politicians, tenured university professors, and university presidents.
These protests are not about White folks or institutions being “good” or “bad.” They are about our repeated requests for you to dismantle the privileges that, deep down, you secretly hope that we will not truly threaten or take away from you.