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Protest Scottsdale Councilman Who Mocked George Floyd’s Death!
August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We have to show the world that Arizona wants to change! We don’t want to be known for our racism anymore. It starts with our voices and our protests against our racist community leaders. Show this racist and his supporters that we have had enough. Remove Guy Phillips!
The exact meet up location so we can march to the City Council will be announced in a few days so that we can scout the area for parking and a safe marching route.
June 25, 2020 at 4:07 a.m. MST
Taking the stage Wednesday at an anti-mask rally in Scottsdale, Ariz., Councilman Guy Phillips (R) appeared in a black face mask. The crowd’s applause tapered into shouts. “Take the mask off!” they yelled. Phillips stood looking at them for a moment.
Then, in a monotone voice, he said into the microphone, “I can’t breathe.”
He said it again, louder: “I can’t breathe” — echoing the dying words of George Floyd that have become a rallying cry in nationwide protests against police violence.
Then Phillips ripped off the mask, rolled his eyes and feigned relief as the crowd cheered for him. “Insanity!” he said of the mask mandate.
Now, he’s facing calls to step down, as critics on both sides of the aisle have condemned his “callous” insult to Floyd’s memory and the nation’s reckoning over racial injustice. Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) called Phillips’s “I can’t breathe” comment “despicable” while Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) said “despicable doesn’t go far enough” to describe Phillips’s behavior.