CBC Announces Intent To Supports Boycott Of Southern Legislative Conference Over Confederate Flag

CBC Announces Intent to File Amicus Brief, Supports Boycott of Southern Legislative Conference

Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA) and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), announced the CBC’s intent to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of the forthcoming petition for certiorari in Moore v Bryant.“Since its creation, the Confederate battle emblem has been used as a symbol of white supremacy throughout the United States,” said Richmond. “Every day, African-Americans in Mississippi are forced to walk into schools, courtrooms, and public buildings that …

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