The Political Agitator response: “Ignorance will never end. Even those with money can’t buy SENSE!!” Author: Curmilus Dancy II The Political Agitator
A Virginia city official argued with a local NAACP head by claiming that God, not government, ended slavery and racial injustice in the United States.
Thomas Dunn, a Town Council member in Leesburg, strongly disputed claims made by Phillip Thompson, president of the Loudon County chapter of the NAACP, during a public hearing over setting up a diversity commission in the city, reported the Washington Post.
Thompson had said that “if the government hadn’t intervened, I would still be a slave in the field picking cotton,” dismissing claims by an earlier speaker who said the government should not be involved in civil rights matters.
Dunn, who took part in the meeting Tuesday by telephone conference call, angrily rejected Thompson’s analogy. (Source: Read more)