Aug 5, 2022 • 10M
Bye Amy! Memphis just voted out the worst DA in America :: Episode 651 of The Breakdown with Shaun King
Somehow, this woman made her campaign about ME, of all people, and it clearly didn't work.
Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.
This needs to be a national story! In the Deep South, voters in Memphis, Tennessee showed up in a MAJOR way to oust conservative DA Amy Weirich for a progressive reformer and civil rights attorney. It's a HUGE deal.
And it wasn't even close. Amy strangely made her campaign about ME, of all people, running ads blasting me, and my support of her opponent, but voters knew better and saw right through it, thankfully.
Here's the thing - when a progressive loses somewhere, it's all over the news. We need them to now keep that same energy for Memphis.
Shout out to the new DA, Steve Mulroy, who ran a great campaign. And shout out to the voters and volunteers in Memphis who made it happen. Proud of you!