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Michigan GOP Refers to Baltimore’s Black Mayor as ‘Colored’

The Michigan Republican Party referred to Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott as “colored” in a social media post on Thursday and also labeled him a communist.

The Michigan Republican Party used the term “colored” to refer to Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott (D) in a social media post on Thursday and also labeled him a communist.

Earlier this week, the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed when a massive cargo ship lost power and struck one of the structure’s pillars, leading to the bridge's collapse. Six individuals fell into the water. Two bodies have been found and the remaining four individuals are presumed dead.

Instead of waiting for an inquiry into the incident to uncover the cause, right-wing social media accounts immediately suggested that diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives should be blamed, which have become a common conservative explanation for everything from the bridge collapse to Boeing’s series of alarming incidents on its airplanes. incidents A well-known account on X/Twitter that has been interacting with and promoting

Scott, who is Black, as “Baltimore’s DEI mayor.” Elon Musk referred to The mayor addressed such hostility during an appearance on Wednesday’s edition of

On its official X/Twitter account, the Michigan GOP took advantage of Scott’s comments, portrayed them as threatening, and referred to Scott as “colored.” TheReidOut on MSNBC:

I know, and we all know, and you know very well that Black men, and young Black men in particular have been the bogeyman for those who are racist and think that only straight, wealthy White men should have a say in anything. We’ve been the bogeyman for them since the first day they brought us to this country. And what they mean by “DEI,” in my opinion, is duly-elected incumbent.

We know what they want to say, but they don’t have the courage to say the n-word. And the fact that I don’t believe in their untruthful and wrong ideology, and I’m very proud of my heritage and who I am, and where I come from, scares them. Because me being at my position means their way of thinking, their way of life, and being comfortable, and why everyone else suffers is going to be at risk. And they should be afraid because that’s my purpose in life.

On its official X/Twitter account, the Michigan GOP described Scott’s remarks as threatening and labeled Scott as “colored.”

“Another example of ‘colored communism’ in America,” the account wrote in a quote-tweet of the well-known Libs of TikTok account.

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