THAT’LL show him! Rep. John Lewis sure picked a strange way to teach Trump a lesson …
Way to stick it to Donald Trump, John Lewis!
U.S. Rep John Lewis says he won’t speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, calling it intolerable that President Donald Trump will attend.
Lewis made the announcement Thursday. The Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon helped organize the 1964 Freedom Summer targeting segregation in Mississippi.
The Saturday ceremony marks Mississippi’s bicentennial of admission into the union. But what was intended as a moment of racial unity and atonement in the state with the largest share of African-Americans is descending into racial and partisan strife after Republican Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant invited fellow Republican Trump to attend.
So, a Civil Rights hero is going to pass on honoring the Civil Rights movement because of Trump? Yeah, that’s totally taking the high road.