Donald Trump took cultural appropriation to new depths when he took credit for making Juneteenth “very famous” and claimed that “nobody had ever heard of it” before he was forced to reschedule his Tulsa rally on that day.
First of all, it's Juneteenth. Second, it's the site of a horrific race massacre.
The history of Juneteenth. (open thread)
During today's House hearing on reparations, Gohmert said that, prompting an audience member to shout out "You lie!"
E.W. Jackson, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, said on Wednesday that government programs were worse that slavery for black family because they were "trying to solve problems that only God can solve."
(Coretta Scott King - Solidarity Day 1968 - A weighty mantle to maintain) [media id=17251] Forty-Two years ago to the day, June 19, 1968 had been