Skip to comments.Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says billboards honoring Breonna Taylor are not political
Posted on 09/28/2020 4:40:50 PM PDT by simpson96
Mayor Lori Lightfoots administration is using electronic billboards on city property to honor Breonna Taylor following protests in Chicago this week in response to her fatal shooting by police in Louisville, saying the campaign on signs alongside local expressways is not politically motivated despite some aldermanic criticism.(snip)
n a statement, the mayors office likened the Taylor messages to public service announcements the city posts on the digital billboards.
This week, the citys social media channels and electronic billboards are honoring the life of Breonna Taylor and countless other victims of systemic injustice with the display #SayHerName, the statement reads in part. During a time of healing for Chicagos residents, we are not going to dignify comments calling this effort political.
But Northwest Side Ald. Nick Sposato, 38th, said the message honoring Taylor is controversial. Im very disappointed," Sposato said. I think this is a political statement, and were politicizing the tragic death of a young woman. We should be trying to heal as a city, rather than fanning the flames.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
The Dems are working to keep black folk down for another 20 years.
I am curious. Does the City of Chicago put those killed in weekend shootings on their billboards?
There is no systemic injustice.
Her boyfriend shot a cop.
So how about FU!
This weekend there was a protest in the Chicago Suburbs against Governor Putzker’s lock down orders and the cancelation of all Sports for the balance of the school year.
The far left wing Chicago Tribune sent out reporters to ask people who paid them to be there protesting against Putzker.
Same with Mayor Lighthead - The Tribune is 110% in her corner on everything. .
Hmmm...as a poster child as to what can happen if you date the wrong men?
Posters of Breonna are not only political but also anti-drug and pro situational awareness. Breonna was not a victim of circumstances but a victim of poor decisions. Very sad indeed. In a word tragic.
She needs to distract from mothers stabbing their own children to death in Chicago.
Oh, and the shootings that continue unabated.
Honoring her for what? Getting shot?
Apparently melanin blocks that thought.
That, or maybe Shea butter.
Hmm, not political, right! Why doesn’t she use billboards to talk about Chicagos death toll every weekend?
Breonna is black. Had a white female been killed under the same circumstances, it would have received scant notice.
Of course not. And that's how we know this is entirely political.
speaking of Breonna, ran across this little piece, and quote:
“As Hankison and another officer handcuff Walker, footage shows, Walker is heard yelling, What did I do?
Hankison responds: Youre going to prison, thats whats going on. For the rest of your fucking life.
Moments later, when asked who fired on officers, ***** Walker says it was Taylor.***** He later told PIU investigators that he lied because he was scared.”
To the Left, the American Flag and the National Anthem are political but billboard’s supporting Marxist Revolution are not.
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