Monday, June 5, 2017

Presidente Carlos Moore

Carlos the Clown is actually running for President of the National Bar Association.  NBA is a national association for black lawyers.  Mr. Moore started his "Stay Woke" campaign with this message to the Magnolia Bar:

Dear friend,

Just this morning I was speaking with some African-American gentlemen in their 60s who would have grown up in the turbulent 1950's and 1960's. I was commenting on how bad things are in Mississippi and across the country now. It seems as if race relations are at an all time low and that hate is at an all time high. In the last 15 days in Mississippi alone, a sitting member of the state House of Representatives, Karl Oliver, publicly stated on Facebook that those Louisiana leaders responsible for the removal of the four Confederate monuments in New Orleans should be "LYNCHED", a young black man in Jackson was found hanging from a tree in his back yard, and I have started representing an African-American family against the Rankin County School District over a white teacher caught on video telling a white student to let a black student hit him so that they could "hang" the black student. Any one of these incidents standing alone is horrific and outrageous but taken together lets me know we have an epidemic on our hands. It is time for us to awaken from our slumber as a people and as the National Bar Association and to be ever vigilant.

While things are bad now, according to the older African-American men I spoke with this morning, they have been much worse. History has a way of repeating itself and each of us must make up in our minds that we are not going back to the Jim Crow era of the 1950's and 1960's. I am bound and determined that it will not happen under my watch. That is one reason I am running to become the 76th President of the National Bar Association. Our people are yearning for a voice. It is time for the sleeping giant to awake and stay woke as if our very lives and way of life depend on it. The stories I heard this morning are too horrific to repeat but they emboldened me to continue to fight to make not only Mississippi a better state but this entire country a more just and perfect union. We owe it to our children and successive generations to give it our all and continually strive for equality and justice for all mankind.

Please join me on my Stay Woke campaign. I hope to see you in Toronto and I hope to earn your vote on August 1st for President-Elect of the National Bar Association. For me, this is not a game. I take being a Civil Rights attorney and social justice advocate very seriously. I am passionate about making a difference and decrying injustice any and everywhere. Remember, let's awake and stay woke!


Carlos E. Moore
President-Elect Candidate, 2017
National Bar Association

As for that "hanging from a tree", the Clarion-Ledger reported this news from JPD:
Officials are calling the death of a 22-year-old black man found hanging from a tree in Jackson's Washington Addition neighborhood a suicide.

Jackson Police Department Cmdr. Tyree Jones told reporters officers found the body at 1 a.m. Monday after an unidentified caller requested JPD make a welfare check at the Topp Avenue residence. The man, whom JPD would not identify, was found in the backyard.

Jones said officers found no evidence of foul play and ruled the death a suicide. He would not delve into evidence or facts uncovered in the investigation.

"We don't look forward to charging anyone with his death," Jones said just before refusing to go into detail about folks questioned throughout the investigation.

"There were also claims that his hands were seen tied behind his back or possibly in front of him. I can refute that at this particular time. There is no evidence of such," Jones said, referencing claims circulating primarily on social media.

"If there's any other information or evidence that anyone may have to make us believe that it may not be a suicide, again, we're open to any information and any evidence to aid us in the investigation. But as of right now, we don't have anything other than the fact that his death has been ruled a suicide," Jones said.

Check out Mr. Moore's campaign website.


Anonymous said...

The National Bar Assn. is meeting in Toronto?

Anonymous said...

This guy is as low as a lawyer can get. Seeking fame and fortune through lies and misdirection. Can the bar association not step up and censure these types? It almost seems criminal the things this clown does.

Anonymous said...

What's the name of the national associate for white attorneys? Oh...wait... that's right; there isn't one.

Anonymous said...

As someone who is seeking to represent the Magnolia Bar Association, it may be prudent for Mr. Moore to consider hiring an editor/proofreader prior to sending out any future statements. Having someone on his team who can help with messaging definitely would not hurt.

R u serious said...

I don't no bout chew but I'm voting for Jacklyn Mask

Anonymous said...

The bar exam must be something like this....

Spell cat____________

Spell dog___________

What is your birthday_________

Write your name_____________

I can't figure out any other way that some of these types get licensed.

Anonymous said...

Lay off guys. He is simply trying to do the peoples' work.

F mickns said...

The name of the bar association for white attorneys is the American Bar Association. Founded in 1878 the ABA did not admit it's first Black member until 1948. 95% of it's membership is White, 99% of it's historic leadership has been white. Nuff said.

F mickns said...

The ABA held their 2011 Annual Meeting in Toronto.

Anonymous said...

When did the NBA admit it's first White member? What percentage of it's membership is Black, what percentage of it's historic leadership has been black?

Anonymous said...

Curious about the claim against Rankin County School District. Anyone have any info. I am typically in the loop in Rankin County and have heard nothing of the sort. Is this another made up Carlos Moore story to further agenda?

Anonymous said...

Being "woke" is nothing new, once upon a time it was "tune in, turn on, and drop out" and "don't trust anyone over 30."

Anonymous said...

Carlos has found the real shortcut to fame and "leadership" which he so desperately
desires. If he continues to practice law he will ultimately reveal himself as an incompetent loud mouth. But, if he can get a forum outside Mississippi he can easily convince people "up north" that Mississippi is still practicing slavery and he's the modern Nat Turner. They'll believe it. They will believe damn near anything bad about Mississippi. That's the ticket Carlos. Keep pluggin'

Anonymous said...

2:30. Minorities have their own bar associations because in the past they were barred directly or indirectly from membership in the American Bar Association. There's also the Korean American Bar Association, Native American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, the Cardozo Society, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association and many other bar associations that represent minority populations in America. Please don't sneer at the organizations just because they aren't the ABA.

F mickns said...

7:32 : The short, easy and incorrect answer would be lack of education (a real yet secondary reason); but a fuller and more nuanced answer can be found here:

and here

Sorry for the reading requirement but I've been told that educated people find reading pleasurable, unless of course, the reading does not agree with their world and life view. Just sayin!

Anonymous said...

8:31, he has a black student that claims that a white substitute teacher made a racist remark to him. No one else heard it.

F mickns said...

7:43 Please tell us the things you know to back up your invective re: Attorney May. Sounds like all 0f need to be educated in order to protect the re-arisen Confederacy.

F mickns said...

7:32 The NBA members are called "owners" and from day one, they have always been 99.9999 percent white. I believe only Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson have small ownership stakes in the NBA brotherhood of owners.

Anonymous said...

Mickns, you like to pick everybody's boogers when you see em?

Anonymous said...

Carlos just got booted out of court in the sexual harassment case against Belhaven....

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