Black Lawyers Are Having a Moment
Bonnie Greer examines three of the prosecutors in pursuit of Donald Trump and his odious use of racist tropes to denegrate them.
There are three prosecutors on the trail of Donald Trump including: Letitia James, Attorney General of New York; Fani T. Willis, District Attorney of Fulton County, Georgia; and Alvin Bragg, Manhattan District Attorney.
Willis, especially, is wielding a law that Manhattan, under Rudy Giuliani, used: RICO, the law aimed at racketeers and gangsters. She is sort of an Elliot Ness of the South, you might say. The Al Capone, of course, is the man known in New York City as ‘Don The Con’ – the once, and in his mind, future President: Donald J. Trump.
Trump has derided Bragg, who handed down 34 counts of falsifying business records – the first time a former President has been indicted. Bragg is a former federal prosecutor specialising in corruption. Trump, ever the mook, called him “a Soros-backed animal”.
It is fascinating how Trump reserves the word animal for Americans of African descent – something that must obviously not escape the attention of his cult, especially the ludicrously named ‘Blacks For Trump’.
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