Want to ‘Highlight’ Senators Blocking Voting Rights? Rename the Russell Senate Office Building!
On this Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day and in this era of reconsidering monuments to people who built their careers on racism, it’s time to rename the Russell Senate Office Building, where 33 senators today conduct their daily business.
This is not just a symbolic gesture: follow along with me for a moment.
Democratic Senator Richard Russell was most famous as the guy who wielded the filibuster to destroy Civil Rights legislation. Most of…