Catching the winds of inspiration from the White Racist Republican Wins Seat thread -------- I had heard about Councilman Joe Brown, from Memphis, Tennessee, but not until this thread was it worth posting ---- So, as Exhibit 1 - if you would take a look at some real down home racism – I give you this Democrat from the same location as James L. Hart– West Tennessee -
Mr. Brown’s resume –
http://www.cityofmemphis.org/navigateCC.asp?sec=citycouncil&opt=bio_jbrown [Broken]Iraqis visiting on a civil rights tour were barred from city hall after the city council chairman said it was too dangerous to let them in.
The seven Iraqi civic and community leaders are in the midst of a three-week American tour, sponsored by the State Department to learn more about the process of government. The trip also includes stops in Washington, Los Angeles and Chicago.
The Iraqis were scheduled to meet with a city council member, but Joe Brown, the council chair, said he feared the group was dangerous.
"We don't know exactly what's going on. Who knows about the delegation, and has the FBI been informed?" Brown said. "We must secure and protect all the employees in that building."
Elisabeth Silverman, the group's host and head of the Memphis Council for International Visitors, said Brown told her he would "evacuate the building and bring in the bomb squads" if the group entered….
Mr. Brown’s resume –
Bolding mine -…Mr. Brown attended Tennessee State University with a concentration in Psychology and received a Certificate of Continuing Education from The University of Memphis. Mr. Brown is the president of the North Memphis Business Association and a board member of the North Memphis Enterprise Zone Development Force, North Memphis Concerned Citizens, the Kennedy Democratic Organization, Case Management and Tennessee Technology Institute and the Memphis Housing Center. His many community activities also include membership in 100 Black Men of Memphis, NAACP, and The Loafers, Inc….
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