Danny Davis

Famous Friday!

2022-07-01T13:24:41+00:00July 1st, 2022|

Famous Friday?   Today’s Famous Friday isn’t about a famous multiracial person. It’s about a politician who is against the multiracial population. I thought it would be a good time to write about an incident I had in Washington, DC in 1996. It was a precursor to Congressional Representatives behaving badly. My 12-year-old son, Ryan, and I had testified about the multiracial classification before, and we were invited back to talk to the Reform and Oversight Committee on this occasion. There was a politician on the committee named Danny Davis, [...]

Opposition to Rep. Danny Davis

2021-06-01T18:22:50+00:00June 1st, 2021|

  Gun violence prevention activist Kina Collins announced Tuesday that she is launching a new Democratic primary challenge to Rep. Danny Davis in Illinois' 7th Congressional District. Representative Davis is no stranger to the Multiracial community. He testified AGAINST having a Multiracial classification before a congressional subcommittee in July of 1997. Project RACE representatives testified at the same hearing. My son Ryan, who was 12 years old at the time, testified as well. Danny Davis was demeaning and hateful to my son. He kept asking him what kind of neighborhood [...]

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