U.S. Rep. Cori Bush ignited fireworks on Sunday (July 4) social media for her Fourth of July tweet.
“Once they say that the 4th of July is about American freedom, keep in mind this: the liberty they’re referring to is for white folks,” the Missouri Democrat stated. “This land is stolen land and Black folks nonetheless aren’t free.”
By Sunday night, it acquired greater than 31,000 likes.
Hours later, she fleshed out her ideas in a follow-up put up, sharing her view of “what freedom seems to be like” for Black folks.
Her record consists of ending “the slavery permitted below the 13th modification,” the struggle on medication, police violence, and the apartheid programs of well being care, housing and schooling in America.
“WE are the specialists on our personal liberation,” Bush continued. “And we gained’t cease till it’s gained.”
Some folks criticised her as a result of she’s an elected official.