Y'all go out and cop a copy of USA Today tomorrow. BlkSeaGoat's protest is in there. YOU GO BOY!
Now read Rev. Sharpton's response. Maybe "Tamika the Terrible " the temper-tantrum-throwing-tiny-tot ( ain't alliteration something) drafted this one for him ( it has a certain TONE):
"If the victim in Florida would have called me, I would have come. … Justice is justice, no matter who the victim is, no matter who the victimizer." Rev. Al Sharpton on why he couldn't issue a two line statement about Dunbar Village.
If you are in the DC area, show up and keep BlkSeaGoat company. My readers continue to amaze me!
Here is more information from BlkSeaGoat's blog Black Sapience:
Friday, November 16, 2007
Sidewalk between National Archives Building
7th and 9th Streets, NW
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Contact: Shane Johnson, 404.246.2677
Purpose: Counter-protest to Al Sharpton Rally
Please meet at the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro Station (Green Line) at . I will be wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with INSPI(RED) written across the back. I will also have signs, placards, brochures and a megaphone. Contact me at 404.246.2677 if you get lost or need directions. I am encouraging people NOT to drive.
We have a permit for the sidewalk in front of the
with is across the street from the Justice Department. We will be as close to National Archives Building 9th streetand Penn Ave. NWas possible. We will assemble between and . I would like for us to be in position no later than . We will disperse by .
Please dress in warm clothes and layer your outfits. I expect the weather to be cool. Please also bring an umbrella or rain slicker.
I am not a fan of telling people what to do, but this is about
and Black leaders' silence about black on black crime, especially when the victims are black women. Please keep your statements to the media in context, let’s remember why we are doing this. DUNBAR VILLAGE
Behavior:This a peaceable assembly. Please respect yourselves and respect others.
Finally, YOU make all of this happen. Thank you for all of your hard work and your commitment.
“When I dare to be powerful, when I use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important, how much I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde
Be careful out there.