John Boyd is a fourth-generation farmer who has testified in Congress, met with presidential candidates, and has successfully lobbied for legislation from Rep. Maxine Waters and then-Sen. Barack Obama in efforts to fight discriminatory practices against black farmers.
“This week, House Republicans voted overwhelmingly against the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment],” a spokesperson for Fairfax said Friday. “Now suddenly the same Republicans want to distract the public from their record of opposition to women’s rights by engaging in political theater.
The clamor for the resignation of Virginia’s top two politicians eased on Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam.
Virginia lawmakers brought to an end a push for the ratification of a federal Equal Rights Amendment amid protests from supporters of the ERA, many of whom were women dressed as suffragettes.
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