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Video: Roland Martin Schools Loudoun GOP Chair Who Falsely Claimed Historically African American Sorority Delta Sigma Theta Is “taking control of our country at all levels of govt”

"So is the real issue that you're bothered that Phyllis Randall, who is the supervisor the head of Loudoun County, that she's a Delta and she's a proud Delta?"

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The other day, we posted the story, After Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson, Loudoun GOP Chair Claims Historically African American Sorority Delta Sigma Theta Is “taking control of our country at all levels of govt”. We also noted that this guy, Scott Pio, is the same guy who asked back in October 2011, “Do you think the sea level would lower, if we just took all the boats out of the water?”  And so far, it seems that Gov. Youngkin and the VA GOP are fine with Pio, as they have not condemned him, called for him to resign, or criticized him in any way. So that says a great deal about Youngkin and the VA GOP…

Anyway, Scott Pio went on Roland Martin’s show to talk about his tweets, and…check out the video, below. Here’s Roland Martin schooling Scott Pio:

“When you say that you are curious, what it also says is that you really don’t have any understanding about the historical nature of historically black fraternities and sororities and what their involvement is not only in politics but in communities. Isn’t that also frankly a reflection of the lack of understanding and knowledge of the Republican Party?…Are you aware that there are Republican Deltas?…Republican Alphas…all the different fraternities and sororities and so I was just curious that you were just  so bothered to see these group of Black women throwing up
their Delta sign, and each of our institutions we have signs – I’m an Alpha, this is our sign, Omegas and Kappas have theirs. And so it was as if you were really bothered by this…Scott, they’re not a business…They’re a 501c3…It’s a non-profit…So you’re bothered that members of an organization who come from different areas happen to be at the White House who took a picture and you’re like ooh this is a scary group… What power and control do they have to your knowledge?…Scott I’m gonna help you out with something…I want you to use this opportunity as a teachable moment…one of the things that you also do Scott is it’s insulting when you call one of us another group so if you ever call me someone call me a Kappa or an Omega or a Sigma, it’s frankly insulting because how we refer to ourselves as there’s only one of us. And so we think we are the better of all of them. But what I find to be hilarious about this is that when you try to associate, oh my god they’re on the White House lawn, I literally just told you as an Aggie, same thing, photos taken, groups take photos all the time. But you’re so bothered. So is the real issue that you’re bothered that Phyllis Randall, who is the supervisor the head of Loudoun County, that she’s a Delta and she’s a proud Delta? Are you aware that you bother to do any research about the community service projects of Deltas and the Divine Nine and literally the type of things that they do in the community not just with voter registration not just with education not just with literacy, but literally have been honored across the country and the world by Democrats and Republicans for their work. And so maybe what you ought to do instead of being, oh my god they’re taking over the government, maybe what you ought to do is call some of your fellow Black Republicans who are members of Divine Nine and say hey, maybe y’all should also educate me, because maybe part of the problem is you don’t know Black people or enough Black people or don’t understand the history of these organizations and what they mean to America to Virginia to Loudoun County... Are you telling me Scott you have a problem with equity in America you have a problem that you have a problem with equity?… So how are you trying to blame Deltas when you have nothing?Do your research, Scott, have you bothered to actually find out what the mission of Delta Sigma Theta sorry incorporated is?…If you’re so concerned about their mission all you got to do is just google them so you don’t have to wait…It literally says right here on their website, it took me 0.6 seconds purpose and mission statement of Delta Sigma Theta.”

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