Black Dem: Going last at hearing like ‘being made to go to the back of the bus’

A new battle cry “they want us in the back of the bus

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) slammed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, saying the decision to have three black members of Congress testify at the end of Sen. Jeff Sessions‘s (R-Ala.) confirmation hearing for attorney general is the equivalent of being sent to the “back of the bus.”

“First I want to address my concerns about being made to testify at the end of the witness panels,” he said. “To have a senator, a House member, and living civil rights legend testify at the end of all of this is the equivalent of being made to go to the back of the bus.”

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