Skip to comments.Black Republicans urge National Museum of African American History to bolster Clarence Thomas exhibit
Posted on 02/06/2021 9:12:08 PM PST by Libloather
A group of black Republican lawmakers and political figures sent a letter to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture calling for a more noteworthy tribute to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
The letter, which was penned by newly elected Florida Rep. Byron Donalds, was signed by Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, Rep. Burgess Owens of Utah, Dr. Alveda King, and Kay Coles James, president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, among others.
"Clarence Thomas, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, is a notable figure in Black history and American history as one of only two Black men to serve on the nation’s highest court," Donalds wrote in a copy of the letter obtained by the Washington Examiner.
The letter contrasted the exhibit honoring Thomas with that of the late Justice Thurgood Marshall, the high court's only other black member, arguing that the tribute to the latter outshines that celebrating the former.
"As a Black man who has a profound respect for the contributions Justice Thomas has propitiated for generations to come, this museum must encapsulate his life as it does for hundreds of other monumental Black figures," adding the exhibit "as it stands today ... falls short" on conveying his "achievements and life compared to his counterpart, the Honorable Justice Thurgood Marshall."
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Doesn’t matter-just that he lives 4 more years.
Thurgood Marshall helped push abortion for blacks..Thomas is pro-life.... If you have an agenda to exterminate black america,you want ALL THE BLACKS onboard.....
If they get any exhibition space it will be at the back of the bus.
Good move! Make them live up to their own rules.
Amen! Black ‘conservatives’ should be honored alongside all heroic and honorable blacks. Incredibly psyops that have been pulled on the black community for decades. Blindness. Very sad. Great to hear more and more blacks speak out.
In 2018 my daughter went to this museum with her 8th grade class. At the entrance, the kids were asked to remove their MAGA hats. So sad.
The Museum’s answer is going to be VERY INTERESTING.
Let’s follow this story.
Justice Thomas is a judicial gem in today’s sea of judicial malfeasance and intellectual corruption.
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