New York City Councilman Sits During Pledge Of Allegiance — CBS New York


NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York City councilman refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday to protest racial injustice in the United States. Council member Jumaane Williams, D-Brooklyn, sat during the pledge to make a “private protest public” during a City Council meeting. The rest of the City Council members stood and…

via New York City Councilman Sits During Pledge Of Allegiance — CBS New York

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