Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) donned traditional African garb for Tuesday night’s State of the Union to protest the president’s alleged comments about African nations.
CBC members wore Kente cloth, an African piece of clothing usually marked by its “dazzling, multicolored patterns of bright colors, geometric shapes and bold designs,” to the State of the Union, according to ABC 7.
“Wearing kente cloth to the #SOTU with my fellow @OfficialCBC Members to stand in solidarity with people from you-know-what countries,” Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott, a CBC member, said in a tweet.
The caucus had been planning ways to protest the State of the Union after President Donald Trump reportedly referred to Africa and Haiti as “shithole countries.”
Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Daily Caller News Foundation is working hard to balance out the biased American media. For as little as $3, you can help us. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. We’re not dependent on commercial or political support and we do not accept any government funding.
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact email@example.com.