New County Official In Georgia Takes Oath Of Office On Malcolm X Autobiography Instead Of The Bible

Mariah Parker is a graduate student who won this role by a margin of only 13 votes. Her choice to be sworn in using the autobiography of Malcolm X is highly political and clearly left wing.

The Hill reports:

Georgia county official takes oath of office on Malcolm X autobiography

A 26-year-old doctoral student elected to be Athens-Clarke County Commissioner took her oath of office Monday holding her hand not to the bible, but rather a copy of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.”

According to The Atlanta Journal-Constituion, Mariah Parker, who won the seat by 13 votes, ran as a progressive, declaring on her campaign website that “it’s time for bold, progressive leadership in Athens.”

“They asked if they would like the Bible and I said no. My mother asked if there was a copy of the Constitution around. No,” Parker, who studied linguistics and is a rapper who goes by the name Lingua Franca, told the newspaper. “I wanted Malcolm’s book. I think they saw it coming.”

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Photos of Parker being sworn in have been making the rounds on social media.

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We hope the members of her community knew her politics when they voted for her.

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