According to Minister Cortly "CD" Witherspoon, "Curran, Spector, Middleton, Cole, and Scott consistently voted against our kids throughout the process." Witherspoon, who has been following this process closely, added, "We had to organize a telephone campaign earlier in the week to force Welch to report to City Hall to vote for parts of the amendments. Mosby announced prior to the vote that he was voting no because he cut a deal with the Mayor."
Election after election, black folks see the same old game. Time and time again, politicians who have no vested interest in the black community, aim specifically for the pulpit. They know that if they can get in the pulpit, black folks quite often have the tendency to forget everything, get caught up in emotion, and emerge with this newfound empathy for everybody else … except black people.