Skip to comments.Chicago activists call on Emanuel to resign ahead of massive anti-violence protest
Posted on 07/30/2018 9:15:38 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Activists are calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) to resign ahead of a massive protest scheduled for this week.
Protesters plan to walk along Lake Short Drive during Thursdays rush hour, on the first day of the Lollapalooza music festival, and end up at Wrigley Field during a Chicago Cubs game.
Rev. Gregory Livingston and other organizers for the march against violence reportedly went to City Hill on Monday to tell Emanuel not to vocalize his support because theyre asking for him to resign.
The call of the people is Resign Rahm, Livingston told The Chicago Tribune. So how, then, can you back your own regime change? How do you sanction your own termination? How dumb, naive and self-hating do you think we are?
The Tribune reported that the group is calling for Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to step down in the face of the city's failure to stem its gang- and police-related bloodshed.
Rev. Ira Acree, another organizer, told the Tribune that people are prepared to be arrested.
We have people who are committed, who are ready to get arrested, Acree said. And those who dont, theyll stay back. But certainly, people are going to get arrested. And we will have attorneys and people who will provide resources to bail them out.
The protest will likely stall traffic throughout the city as crowds move along one of Chicagos busiest roads and into the Wrigleyville neighborhood.
The protest route has been well publicized. We have no need to talk with Superintendent Johnson, Livingston said. Did Dr. King talk strategy with Bull Connor? With Gov. George Wallace?
Livingston added that marchers may try to force their way inside of the baseball field while the Cubs play the San Diego Padres.
Thatll be your surprise, he said.
Honestly, when the mayor endorses a protest, its no longer a protest, Acree said. It becomes a parade, and were on serious business."
Have you ever noticed while reading the articles about the number of people killed each week in Chicago the newspapers never report comments from the mayor or even mention his name?
So they’re planning an “anti-violence” riot?
Some people just got woke.
It is a certainty that violence will happen as a result of this march, but irony is sadly lost on the left.
Rahm, Bull Connor and George Wallace are Democrats.
Well, it’s safer to attack the police than it is to actually go after the gangs which are perpetrating the killings.
If the “marchers” were serious they would be arming themselves up and cleaning the bangers out.
But that would require that their bodies cash the checks which their mouths are writing.
What we have here is a failure to community organize.
Why doesnt Rahmmy boy offer free ballet classes to the hoodies to refine their inner beasts?
All Chicongo needs is a monument to the Kenyanesian Usurper and all will be well.
The BLM types actually largely want the cops to quit going after the gang-bangers. Which is against the interests of law-abiding inner-city blacks.
“How dumb, naive and self-hating do you think we are?”
Oh...sweetie. Nobody ever asked those questions. Seems like it’s something on your mind lately though. Wanna talk?
I absolutely support my black brothers and sisters in Chicago Tired of lawless execution of Thousands!! It must stop!!! Trump must send troops to occupy Chicago and save these people!!! Let some damned communist judge try to stop saving these innocent law abiding people!!
Why bother? They will just elect another crap Dem to continue the gravy train of money to other Dems.......
After they toss the whitish guy out and put a brotha in charge, all will be well. /Sarc
He's a DEMOCRAT!
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