WATCH: “This is what fascism does when it’s on its hind heels… it’s always darkest before the dawn. We are going to win.”
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) April 27, 2023
“If something does happen to me, bring my casket outside the Capitol.” Activist Justin Jones on the RUN-OVER-A-PROTESTOR bill now revived by Lt. Gov. McNally, Gov. Bill Lee, and the Tennessee Republican Party.
Organizer Justin Jones joins to talk with Representative Johnson about his years-long struggle in leading the charge to remove the bust of former KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest from the State Capitol. Jones puts it best in his reason for focusing so heavily on the bust: if we can’t remove such a blatant symbol of racism from our Capitol, how will we ever be able to find the strength to build a true, multi-racial democracy?
"TN is being manipulated and held hostage by WHITE SUPREMACY — that has a class argument to it."@brotherjones_ joins @VoteGloriaJ on #StandingTall to talk about the KKK bust and how @TNGOP maintains the status quo through divide and conquer.
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) March 16, 2021
“We know who Gov. Bill Lee is, he dressed up in a Confederate uniform as a student. Today he doesn’t have that uniform on, but he still has that mentality.”