Recy Taylor To Be Honored By CBC At The State Of The Union Address

By Clarissa Hamlin, NewsOne

The Congressional Black Caucus will honor civil rights activist Recy Taylor with red pins at the upcoming State of The Union on January 30, USA Today reported. New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman is spearheading the commemoration of Taylor.

As my colleagues and I organize to display our support of the #MeToo and #TIMESUP movements at #SOTU, @OfficialCBC members will also wear pins to honor the legacy of Recy Taylor.

— Bonnie WatsonColeman (@RepBonnie) January 10, 2018

“We cannot forget the many marginalized women who have spoken up, spoken out and have long been ignored,” Watson Coleman, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, tweeted late Wednesday. “In this effort, we must also acknowledge the inequities in acknowledging our suffering and the failure of the judicial system in administering justice.”

Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore also tweeted that she will also remember Taylor with a red pin.

Congressional Black Caucus will red pins in honor of Recy Taylor at the State of the Union later this month.

— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) January 12, 2018

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