By Carma Henry
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under law responds to President Trump’s latest statement following Charlottesville attack
In the aftermath of Charlottesville, concerned citizens are encouraged to call 844-9-NO-HATE to report bias-based incidents.
Submitted by Derrick Robinson
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement Monday after President Trump met with Attorney General Sessions and FBI Director Wray to discuss the mass violence that broke out in Charlottesville this weekend after thousands of KKK and white supremacist-inspired marchers staged a “Unite the Right” rally:
“The President’s statement is two days late and a dollar short. It should not take two days and a national tragedy for the president to take action and disavow white supremacists. When it comes to the safety and the security of our communities, too many of which now feel targeted by hate-fueled protestors, two days is too late.
“Despite his statement today, President Trump has pursued the advancement of policies that promote the marginalization of minority communities which emboldens the very white nationalists who descended on Charlottesville this weekend. And he continues to …read more
Source:: The Westside Gazette