Chicago Leaders Mum On Going To Trump’s Inauguration – Gary/Chicago Crusader
Chicago leaders mum on going to Trump’s Inauguration – Gary/Chicago Crusader
THE CAPITOL BUILDING once again will serve as the backdrop for the presidential inauguration, but many Black poltiical leaders will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing-in ceremony. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader
Some of the nation’s most prominent Black lawmakers in Washington are gearing up to boycott the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, ushering in a new, aggressive era of Black activism in what many fear will be a tumultuous period for civil rights leaders.
The Black political boycott joins a roster of entertainers and celebrities who are not performing or attending …