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Virginia Councilman's ‘Lynchings' Note About Juneteenth Sparks Outrage

5 monthes ago   |   By News One

Virginia strikes again. Whether it's the Virginia Democratic Governor in black face, the first lady of the state passing out raw cotton or sexual assault allegations against the lieutenant governor - the state needs some prayer.
Now, Councilman Thomas Dunn refused to sign a proclamation for Juneteenth, instead he defaced it with his own ignorant words.
See Also: Mike Pence Has The Unchristian Nerve To Compare Trump To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
According to NBC News , the Leesburg Town Council passed a resolution proclaiming June 19-20 as Juneteenth, which celebrates the end of slavery in...
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