Posted on December 8, 2022

CNN’s Jones on Brittney Griner: Biden Didn’t Allow ‘Black Female Icon’ to Be Treated Like Garbage

Pam Key, Breitbart, December 8, 2022

CNN political commentator Van Jones said Thursday on “CNN This Morning” that President Joe Biden did not allow Russia to treat WNBA star Brittney Griner like garbage by negotiating her release in a one-for-one prisoner swap for arms dealer Viktor Bout.


He continued, “ {snip} And people are talking about this other guy. {snip} Look, there’s a lot of terrible people in the world, a lot of terrible people in Russia. What you can’t allow to happen is have a black female icon treated like garbage and America do nothing about it. {snip}”

Jones added, “{snip} This was a galvanized grassroots movement led by black women that brought in the White House, the U.S. government to rescue a sister from injustice. You think about other black women who you’ve seen in handcuffs, Angela Davis, like those images, emerging triumphant, that’s this today, a black woman who was chained, shackled, mistreated emerging triumphant. {snip}”