Members of the Congressional Black Caucus staged a silent protest during President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address to Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
The Black Caucus members wore vibrant African kente cloth and black clothing to protest President Trump’s infamous “shithole” comments about developing third world countries.
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On a day when most of America celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life and legacy, Atlantans are voicing outrage at President-elect Donald Trump for disrespecting their city and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.
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Artist and photographer Freddy O poses with Congressman John Lewis at the African-American Heritage Arts Festival on Saturday. Fred is holding a print of his original artwork titled “I Can Dance”. Rap artist Gorilla Zoe and Rico Brooks of Block Ent stopped by on Friday. The Heritage Arts Festival at Underground Atlanta ends tonight at 9 PM.
SR community member ATLien stopped by to purchase artwork from Freddy O! ATLien also runs the StraightFromTheA blog so go check her out!
One of Atlanta’s more famous artists Selma Glass (right) sold prints of her artwork which is in demand.
Rep. John Lewis posed with artist Addison who created that Tupac artwork on his shirt
Tiyonda poses with Freddy O after purchasing a print.
The Newton family stopped by to check out Fred’s work
Special thanks to all who stopped by and purchased Fred’s work! To purchase Freddy O’s artwork, please visit FreddyO.com or click here.
Photos by Sandra Rose