Civil Rights Groups Take a ‘talk To The Hand’ Approach With Trump
Civil rights groups take a ‘talk to the hand’ approach with Trump
Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition’s 46th International Convention begins July 12 and runs through July 15.While there will be some big-name speakers and sponsors participating, there won’t be anyone from the Trump administration.
Nope. Ben Carson, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, didn’t get an invite.
While that’s not unusual for a Republican White House, this year’s exclusion of African-Americans in the Trump administration shows just how estranged the major civil rights organizations are from the White House.
In fact, Jackson, the preeminent civil rights leader and two-time presidential candidate, hasn’t …