Congresswoman-elect shocked by Republicans calling her 'Breonna' because of her Breonna Taylor mask

Washington Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush said Monday evening she was stunned and “male” quando alcuni repubblicani si rivolgevano a lei come “Breonna” during new member orientation at the Capitol because she was wearing a mask with Breonna Taylor’s name on it.

It did not seem like they were being malicious. They just did not know,” Bush told CNN’s Erin Burnett onOutFront.
But then after the next, and next, and the next, then I really started to feel hurt, because I’m like this has been a national movementthe reports are between 15 e 26 million people protested up to Julyfrom June to July. How do you not know? And we claim ourselveswe asked, we signed upto be leaders,” ha continuato.
A nurse and pastor turned progressive community leader, Bush will be Missouri’s first Black woman to represent the state in Congress after winning her House seat, according to CNN’s projection.
    We have to know what is happening in our communities. Not only our communities, but what’s happening in other communities, because that is how we keep our people safe.
    Taylor, a 26-year-old Kentucky EMT, era shot at least eight times by police after law enforcement officials broke down the door of her apartment in an attempted drug raid in March. Her death prompted the kind of soul searching about the role of police in society and systemic racism in the criminal justice system that many advocates have been urging for decades.
    Before new member orientation, Bush had tweeted a photo of herself wearing the mask with Taylor’s name on it outside the Capitol with the caption: “Change does not come from this place unless we bring it here ourselves.
    We’re bringing change to the 117th Congress,” lei disse.
    Bush expanded on that message Monday, telling Burnett that she explained to each GOP lawmaker that addressed her as “Breonna” who Taylor actually was.
    It gave me an opportunity to teach, and so now they know who Breonna Taylor is,” Bush ha detto. “Hopefully they went to go research her and we can further this conversation.
    Bush celebrated her historic election earlier this month.
      “Questa è sicuramente una notte da ricordare,” she said in an election night address.
      “Come la prima donna nera e anche la prima infermiera e madre single ad avere l'onore di rappresentare il Missouri al Congresso degli Stati Uniti, lasciami dire questo: Alle donne nere, le ragazze nere, le infermiere, i lavoratori essenziali, le madri single, this is our moment.

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